Iraq in fragments [videorecording] /
Typecast Pictures presents a Daylight Factory production ; director, James Longley ; producers, John Sinno, James Longley.
Toronto : Mongrel Media, c2007.
1 videodiscs (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Toronto : Mongrel Media, c2007.
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DVD 284
credits note
Camera/sound/music, James Longley ; editors, Billy McMillin, James Longley, Fiona Otway.
general note
Includes theatrical trailer and an interview with James Longley (20 min.)
Originally produced in 2006.
Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom previously denied. American director James Longley spent more than two years filming in Iraq to create this stunningly photographed, poetically rendered documentary of the war-torn country as seen through the eyes of Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds.
language note
Arabic and Kurdish, with English or French subtitles.
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technical details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1

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