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Aḥlām [videorecording] / Sharikat ʻIrāq al-Rāfidayn bi-al-taʻāwun maʻa Hiyūman Film tuqaddimu ; al-muntij, ʻAṭīyah al-Darājī ; kitābah wa-taṣwīr wa-intāj wa-ikhrāj Muḥammad al-Darājī
Alternate Title Transliterated title from title screen: Ahlaam [videorecording]
Subtitle on container: Utopia [videorecording]
Widescreen
[Venice, Calif.] : Pathfinder Home Entertainment, c2006
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DS79.76 .A37 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Drama
Subject Iraq -- Social conditions -- 21st century -- Drama
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003- -- Drama
Subject(s) Psychiatric hospital patients -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- Drama
War films
Fiction films
Feature films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note DVD has a 2008 artwork copyright date on container
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
Special features: Short film "Trip of dreams", biographies, trailer
Language In Arabic with optional English subtitles
Cast Asīl ʻĀdil, Bashīr Al-Mājidī, Muḥammad Hāshim
Credits al-Taʼlīf al-mūsīqī, Naṣīr Shammā ; mūntāj, Ghassān ʻAbd Allāh, Īyān Wātsun
Summary Presents the true stories of three Iraqi people who endured life in a psychiatric hospital in Baghdad during the Iraq War and then were in the streets after their hospital is decimated. The film was shot in Baghdad in 2004. The Iraqi filmmaker had a camera in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. His crew was beaten and lined up to be shot by insurgents, the 14-year old boom boy was shot in the leg, and someone from the cast was kidnapped. Somehow the footage survived
Alternate Author Darājī, Muḥammad, 1978-
ʻĀdil, Asīl
Mājidī, Bashīr
Hāshim, Muḥammad
Sharikat ʻIrāq al-Rāfidayn
Human Film (Firm)
Pathfinder Home Entertainment (Firm)

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