Underexposure (2004)

Underexposure
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 7mins.
Genres Drama, Foreign, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Oday Rasheed Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Hayder Helo Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Maria Kopf Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Tom Tykwer Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Majed Rasheed Producer n/a 3 3000001
Furat al Jamil Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Ziyad Turkey Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Antje Zynga Editor n/a 172 7000001
Iman Qasim Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Dirk W Jacob Sound Designer n/a 120915 14000002
Mina Ghoreshi Plenker Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Hussein Kamel Set Designer n/a 202 9000002
Gabriel Yared Music n/a 120781 8000001
Dharam Abdul Wahad Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Oday Rasheed Director n/a 2 2000001
Abu Wisam Actor n/a 1 1000015
Hayder Helo Actor Nasser 1 1000006
Khalid Al-Samarai Actor n/a 1 1000007
Meriam Abbas Actor Maysoon 1 1000005
Majed Rasheed Actor Ziyad 1 1000004
Yousif Al-Ani Actor Abu Shaker 1 1000002
Auwatif Al-Salman Actor n/a 1 1000003
Basim Hamed Actor n/a 1 1000008
Basim Al-Tayib Actor n/a 1 1000009
Basim Al-Hajaz Actor n/a 1 1000013
Abu Suhad Actor n/a 1 1000014
Hayder Jokan Actor n/a 1 1000012
Muhanad Rasheed Actor n/a 1 1000011
Adil Khalid Actor n/a 1 1000010
Samer Qahtan Actor Hassan 1 1000001
Synopsis
A look at the devastated city of Bagdad through the eyes of a fictional director. Initially the streets contain more burning detritus than people, contributing to the sense of an underpopulated nightmare. Hassan and his crew interview locals, unsure where their film will take them, but unable to impose form on the structurelessness of life in Baghdad itself. Hassan's home life with wife Maysoon is fraught with tension, as his obsession with recording the hell around him conflicts with her neurotic need to stay inside their apartment. Six months later American soldiers are in control, and while daily activities resume with greater normalcy, Hassan still can't figure out how to record the uneasy mixture of chaos and fear that grips the city. With film running out and his wife anxious to discover whether their pre-war lives can be resurrected, Hassan struggles to define the emptiness that overwhelms him and his project.
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