Kur­dish Film Re­view: Ma­rooned in Iraq

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ing in Iran due to the revo­lu­tion hap­pen­ing there. The time pe­riod in which this film takes place is also dur­ing Sadaam Hussiens reign, which is typ­i­cal for a Ghobadi film.

De­spite the bleak un­der­tone of war and death, "Ma­rooned in Iraq" is ac­tu­ally quite hu­mor­ous and hope­ful in terms of the at­mos­phere. Their search for Hanarehs leg­endary and al­most mag­i­cal singing voice slowly be­comes a quest for their home and a grander metaphor takes place as the film shows the re­silience and suf­fer­ing the Kur­dish peo­ple, es­pe­cially the women.

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