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IRAQI ODYSSEY

Samir
CH DE UAE 2014    90' 162'
⚬ Human Interest 

Synopsis

Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people successively plagued by the horrors of dictatorship, war, and foreign occupation of Iraq.

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Director

Samir

Producer

Werner Schweizer

Co-Producer

Herbert Schwering

Executive Producer

Joël Jent

Production Company

Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion

Co-Production Company

Coin Film

Cinematography

Lukas Strebel, Pierre Mennel, Yuri Burak, John Kelleran, Kirill Gerra, Samir

Editors

Sophie Brunner, Ali Al Fatlawi, Wathiq Al Ameri, Samir

Music

Maciej Sledziecki

Sound

Reto Stamm, Al Seconi, Martin Wilson, Don Feigel, Roman Platanov, Maxim Malin

Awards

Best Asian Award

Abu Dhabi FF 2014

3rd Audience Award

Berlinale 2015

Festivals

TIFF 2014

Rio FF 2014

Abu Dhabi FF 2014

Berlinale 2015

Zurich FF 2015

Doc Aviv 2015

BAFICI 2015

São Paulo Mostra Cinema 2015

Solothurner Filmtag 2015

Beirut Cinema Days 2015

Vilnius IFF 2015

Arabiske Filmdager Oslo 2015

Freiburger Filmforum 2015

Beldocs 2015

Jerusalem Film Festival 2015

New Zealand IFF 2015

Cairo IFF 2015

Gijón IFF 2016

25 Journées Cinématographiques de Carthage 2016

 

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Film Details

Runtimes 90' 162'
Spoken Languages Arabic, English, German, Russian
Production Countries Switzerland, Germany, United Arab Emirates

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