Kurdish Film Review: Marooned in Iraq
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.