The Devil's Double

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In theatres:
  • August 5, 2011
On DVD: November 22, 2011
Running time: 1h 48m
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Raised in a wealthy household in Baghdad, Latif Yhia had Saddam Hussein's eldest son Uday as a classmate. Their resemblance was remarked upon. Years later Latif was summoned to Hussein's palace and ordered to be sadistic Uday's body double. When he refused, he was imprisoned and tortured. When his family was also threated, he decided to cooperate. After extensive training, Latif became Uday's double in 1987.

Based on the book by Latif Yahia.

Director: Lee Tamahori
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Catherine Vandeleene, Emjay Rechsteiner, Michael John Fedun, Paul Breuls
Cast: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Philip Quast, Raad Rawi, Mimoun Oaissa, Khalid Laith, Dar Salim, Nasser Memarzia
Writer(s): Michael Thomas
Official Site: www.thedevilsdouble.com

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