Kurdish Film Review: Marooned in Iraq

"Marooned in Iraq", or its original title "Gomgashtei dar Aragh", is a film directed and written by Bahman Ghobadi. The film is 98 minutes long and released in 2002. Director Bahman Ghobadi is famous for several other popular Kurdish works such as "Turtles Can Fly" and "A Time for Drunken Horses", two extremely influential films in Kurdish cinematography. "Marooned in Iraq" centers around three Iranian musicians who live in the mountainous areas of Kurdistan.

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