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Zaman: The Man from the Reeds

Zaman, l'homme des roseaux

Directed by Amer Alwan
Iraq, France, 2003
Drama, TV Movie


A peasant from the marshlands of southern Iraq journeys in a tiny boat up the Tigris to Baghdad, seeking medicine for his sick wife. The first feature shot in Iraq in more than a decade effectively mixes lyricism with documentary-style realism, capturing the final days of life under Saddam Hussein.

Zaman: The Man from the Reeds Directed by Amer Alwan

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