Baghdad Messi

By

Sahim Omar Kalifa

Duration

18 MIN

Language

Arabic

Subtitles

French/english

Country

Belgium, United Arab Emirates

Year

2013

Popcorn, a soft drink, candy and a DRAMATIC COMEDY on CHILDHOOD

Synopsis

Iraq, 2009. Little Hamoudi, 10 years old, is totally obsessed with football. Just like the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League final between FC Barcelona and Manchester United - the long awaited clash between Messi and Ronaldo. But then Hamoudi’s television breaks down...

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Direction

Sahim Omar Kalifa

Editing

Pieterjan Bergmans

Cinematographer

Kobe Van Steenberghe
Robrecht Heyvaert

Cast

Ali Raad Al-Zaydawi
Hayder Helo
Noor Al-Hoda

Art direction

Serkaut Mustafa

Original Title

Baghdad Messi

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