DVD: My Country My Country
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Working alone in Iraq over eight months, American Fimmaker Laura Poitras follows Iraqi physician Dr. Riyadh – faher of six and a Sunni political candidate – for an unforgettable journey into the heart of war-ravished Iraq in the months leading up to the January 2005 elections. An outspoken critic of the occupation, Dr. Riyadh is equally passionate about building deocracy in Iraq. Yet all around him, he sees only chaos, as his waiting room fills each day with patients suffering the physical and mental effecs of ever-increasing violence. Dramatically interwoven into his personal journey is the landscape of U.S. military occupation, Australian private security contractors and the U.N. officials who orchestrated the elections. Luminously photographed and emotionally complex, MY COUNTRY MY COUNTRY captures the downward spiral of one man caught in the tragic contradictions of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy in the Middle East. – film distributor's description.
• "Abu Ghraib Inspection" 15 minutes of additional footage shot at the notoriuous Baghdad prison.
• Original theatrical trailer
• Production notes and updaes
• 16:9 anamorphic transfer, enhanced for widescreen televisions.