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Mosul (2019)

TV-MA | | Action, Drama, War | 26 November 2020 (USA)
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A police unit from Mosul fight to liberate the Iraqi city from thousands of ISIS militants.
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Credited cast:
Waleed Elgadi ... Colonel Kaveh Afsahani
Hayat Kamille ... Hayat
Thaer Al-Shayei ... Hooka
Suhail Dabbach ... Jasem
Adam Bessa ... Kawa
Mohimen Mahbuba ... Amir
Is'haq Elias ... Waleed (as Ishaq Elias)
Ben Affan ... Actor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Qutaiba Abdelhaq ... Kamal
Abbas Abdulghani Abbas Abdulghani ... Home Owner
Ahmed Adel Ahmed Adel ... Ahmed
Mohamed Attougui Mohamed Attougui ... Akram
Mahdi Chalkhaoui Mahdi Chalkhaoui ... Chilidren
Ahmad Ghanem ... Sinan
Ahmed Ghanem Ahmed Ghanem
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Between 2014 and 2017, ISIS occupied the Iraqi city of Mosul. During those years, the only group to fight the occupiers continuously was Nineveh province's SWAT unit, made up of local men who had either been injured or had a family member killed by ISIS. Carnahan's Mosul is a gripping tribute to these fighters for whom the incentives were intensely personal. Kawa (Adam Bessa), a 21-year-old police officer, barely survives a firefight. When the smoke clears he meets the men who saved his life, the Nineveh SWAT, led by Jasem (Suhail Dabbach). Kawa's own uncle was recently killed by ISIS. He joins the group, though they've been reduced to just a dozen men with three Humvees and a surplus of cigarettes. Before his first day with Nineveh SWAT is over, Kawa will witness the rescue of a child and the death of several colleagues, take revenge on a man who betrayed him, and participate in the ambush of an ISIS stronghold. Carnahan drops us right in the center of urban warfare, but also allows ... Written by Toronto International Film Festival

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Action | Drama | War

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It's the first ever Iraqi-spoken language movie produced by Netflix. See more »

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Amazing!!
25 November 2020 | by alisavemeSee all my reviews

The great sacrifices of the iraqi army deserved to be honored and documented in a work like this!


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