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The Turning Point

by Jaafar ALI

Through several stories of daily life, this political film questions the Iraqi government and traditions in the 1950s. Said, a journalist, openly criticises the government in his newspaper. Sharif, a poet, decides to act against tradition and marries a prostitute. Hamid cheats on his wife, then leaves her and his children

  • Titre français
    Le Virage
  • Original title
  • Titre international
    The Turning Point
  • Scénario
    Najib Ario
  • Photo
    Nihad Ali
  • Interprétation
    Youssef Al-Saïl, Tourna Al-Tamimi, Sami Abd-AI Hamid, Samira Assad

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