Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)

阿巴斯.法迪勒Abbas FAHDEL
  • France
  • Iraq
  • DCP


This two-part documentary chronicles the everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion. In Part I, the director filmed a group of Iraqis, mostly members of his family, in their expectation of the war. This part ends with the start of U.S. strikes on Baghdad. Part II shows the consequences of this invasion on the main characters. It ends with the violent death of the filmmaker’s nephew, twelve-year-old Haidar.

Festivals & Awards

2015 Best Feature Film, Visions du Réel
2015 Award of Excellence & Citizens’ Prize, Yamagata


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