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ZAMAN: THE MAN FROM THE REEDS

Zaman, l'homme des roseaux

Directed by Amer Alwan
Iraq, France, 2003
Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

A peasant from the marshlands of southern Iraq journeys in a tiny boat up the Tigris to Baghdad, seeking medicine for his sick wife. The first feature shot in Iraq in more than a decade effectively mixes lyricism with documentary-style realism, capturing the final days of life under Saddam Hussein.

Synopsis

A peasant from the marshlands of southern Iraq journeys in a tiny boat up the Tigris to Baghdad, seeking medicine for his sick wife. The first feature shot in Iraq in more than a decade effectively mixes lyricism with documentary-style realism, capturing the final days of life under Saddam Hussein.

Zaman: The Man from the ReedsDirected byAmer Alwan

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Awards & Festivals

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San Sebastián International Film Festival
2003 | Winner: SIGNIS Future Talent Award

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