The Iraqi Superman
Iraq, UK, Netherlands, USA / 2015 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / 7 min
A tormented young man constructs an ingenious devise to rescue his father from Abo Ghraib prison. What he finds there is far from his expectations, revealing the mistreatment and torture of prisoners. His hopes and dreams for a brighter future are dashed upon finding his father.
Sajjad Abbas was born in Baghdad in 1993. He received a diploma from the Institute of Fine Art, Baghdad in 2014. Sajjad worked as a member of the art department on eight short movies made by the Iraqi Independent Film Center.
Director: Sajjad Abbas
Script: Sajjad Abbas
Cast: Hassan Wathiq, Wareth Kwaish
DOP: Sajjad Abbas
Producer: Mohamed Al-Daradji