Marooned in Iraq
Found in: Iranian films
Marooned in Iraq is a 2002 Iranian (Kurdish/Persian) film directed by Bahman Ghobadi and produced in Iran.
Mirza, a famous Kurdish musician, hears that his ex-wife Hanare is in trouble. He, accompanied by his two sons, embarks on an adventurous journey across the Iran-Iraq border to find her. Do they finally find her?
Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival, 2002.
Francois Chalais Award, Cannes Film Festival, 2002
International Jury Award, Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil, 2002.
Aurora and Don Quixote Awards, Tromso International Film Festival, Norway, 2003.
Review by Richard Schickel, Time.
Review by Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times.
Review by Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post.
Review by Jonathan Curiel, San Francisco Chronicle.
Review by Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine.
Marooned in Iraq, Official website.