A Half-Mad Iraqi Marvel

Sweetness, weaponry and tempers on a hair trigger joust with one another in Marooned in Iraq

Mirza, a singer and a Kurd, is an old man with a fierce white moustache and a fierce will. He's still in love with the wife, Hanareh, who left him for his best friend two decades earlier. Now, in the aftermath of Gulf War I, she has sent word that she needs his help. Accompanied by their two sons Barat and Audeh, he sets out to find her. When he does so, she, terribly wounded by the chemical warfare Saddam Hussein loosed on the Kurds, does not let him see her.

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