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57 Ratings

Son of Babylon

Ibn Babil

Directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji
United Arab Emirates, France, 2009


On hearing news that prisoners of war have been found alive in the south of Iraq, a willful young boy follows his just-as-obstinate grandmother on her journey to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed’s father, who never returned from the Gulf War of 1991.

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Son of Babylon Directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 | 4 wins including: Amnesty International Film Prize

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2011 | Winner: Rotterdam Award (Works Award)

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