Marooned in Iraq

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Marooned in Iraq
Marooned in Iraq.jpg
Marooned in Iraq film poster
Directed by Bahman Ghobadi
Produced by Bahman Ghobadi
Written by Bahman Ghobadikoski
Starring Shahab Ebrahimi,
Faegh Mohamadi,
Rojan Hosseini
Running time
108 minutes
Country Iran
Language Kurdish/Persian

Marooned in Iraq (Persian: گم‌گشتگی در عراق/Gomgashtei dar Aragh‎‎, and also known as Songs of My Motherland Persian: آوازهای سرزمین مادری‌ام‎‎) is a 2002 Iranian (Kurdish/Persian) film directed by Bahman Ghobadi and produced in Iran. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Mirza, a famous Kurdish musician, hears that his ex-wife Hanare is in trouble. He, accompanied by his two sons, embarks on an adventurous journey across the Iran-Iraq border to find her.



  1. Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival, 2002.
  2. François Chalais Award, Cannes Film Festival, 2002
  3. International Jury Award, São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil, 2002.
  4. Aurora and Don Quixote Awards, Tromsø International Film Festival, Norway, 2003.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Marooned in Iraq". Retrieved 2009-10-25. 

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