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In My Mother's Arms Iraq, Netherlands, United Kingdom 2011 | 86 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

rated for 0 + years
In one of the most dangerous parts of Baghdad, Husham has taken several dozenorphans off the streets and put them up in a provisional home. Here he tries to give the traumatisedchildren a feeling of normality again. Thefilm-makers spent 9months observingeveryday life at the home: the children's initially shy playing, their positivedevelopment and the untiring attempts of Husham and his helpers to find morefinancing. When the owners raise therent, the project teeters on the brink. Totake their minds off their uncertain future, some of the children perform amusical interlude with the title "In My Mother's Arms" as anexpression of their longing for the unconditional love of a mother.
Orig. Title: In My Mother's Arms
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Arabic
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Director: Mohamed Jabarah Al-Daradji, Atia Jabarah Al-Daradji
Screenplay:
Cast: Husham Al-Dhbe, Saif Husham, Mohammed Waael, Salah Husham
Producer: Isabelle Stead,Mohamed Jabarah Al-Daradji,Atia Jabarah Al-Daradji
Sprachfassung: OV
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Director of Photography: Zahir Kareem, Amar Manaa, Muthar Anaam, Osama Rasheed
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Editor: Mohamed Jabarah, Ian Watson
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Format: dcp
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German Distributor:
World Sales: Wide House
Production: Human Film UK; Human Film NL; Iraq Al-Rafidain
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