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Back to Babylon (2002)

Retour à Babylone (original title)
Back in his home town of Babylon after a long exile, the Iraqi-born director Abbas Fahdel asks himself: "What has become of my friends? What has life here made of them? What would my life ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Abbas Fahdel ... Himself
Sami Kaftan Sami Kaftan ... Himself
Mohamed Abdel-Kader Mohamed Abdel-Kader ... Himself
Riad Hassan Riad Hassan ... Himself
Saad Najim Saad Najim ... Himself
Mowafak Abed-Salih Mowafak Abed-Salih ... Himself
Ibrahim Fahdel Ibrahim Fahdel ... Himself
Amorry Naji Amorry Naji ... Himself
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Back in his home town of Babylon after a long exile, the Iraqi-born director Abbas Fahdel asks himself: "What has become of my friends? What has life here made of them? What would my life have been like if I hadn't chosen to build my destiny elsewhere?" In his search and inquiries, it is the dramatic situation today in Iraq that is revealed through the camera's eye. Written by rosebud

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Country:

France

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

21 September 2002 (France) See more »

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Back to Babylon See more »

Filming Locations:

Iraq

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Abbas Fahdel: [voice-over] This man seems so familiar. He resembles my old history teacher, Mr Nima. But it must be a hallucination, because I was told he was dead. I'm already starting to see ghosts.
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