DAWN OF THE WORLD

L'AUBE DU MONDE

By Abbas FAHDEL

REZO FILMS - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR

Drama - Completed 2008


    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • IRAQ, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Director(s)
    • Abbas FAHDEL
    • EIDR 10.5240/293B-27CF-A4E6-6CE1-CEB2-Y
    • Producer(s)
    • Pascal VERROUST (ADR Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • The marshlands of Mesopotamia, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tiger
      rivers, in Southern Iraq.
      This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up. Being cousins, they are married
      very young. But when the first Gulf War explodes, they are forced apart as
      he’s drafted in the army.
      On the battlefield, Mastour befriends with Riad, a young teacher from
      Baghdad.
      Deadly wounded, Mastour makes Riad promise to marry and protect Zahra
      when the war is over.
      When Riad arrives in the village, he falls deeply in love with Zahra. But
      unable to bear the loss of her husband, she shuts herself off.
      In this completely foreign environment, hostile to this new comer and as a
      new war is on the verge of flaming up the country, Riad will do the
      impossible to find his place.
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