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War Canister

Drama | 2013 | 11 mins
DCP | HD CAM | Digi Beta

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Synopsis

A young deaf boy from Baghdad can only dream of a normal childhood. Instead he is forced to steal oil canisters in order to support his financially troubled family. An eventful bus ride home will see him for forget his responsibilities for some frivolous fun and a desperate search ensues to find the oil he’s lost.

 

Director - Yahya Al-Allaq

Yahya Al-Allaq

Yahya Al-Allaq studied  Cinema at the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad. In 2003 he gained a master's degree in film making from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles.

 

Yahya worked as first assistant director on the Iraqi feature films 'Ahlaam', 'Son of Babylon' and 'Iraq: War, God, Love & Madness' directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji.

 

He has directed three films; 'My name is Mohammed', 'COLA' and 'War Canister'.

War Canister (2012)
War Canister (2012)
War Canister (2012)
War Canister (2012)
War Canister (2012)