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1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Several children live and study in a small rented house and they have no one to help them accept for Husham, a student. When the landlord demands they leave, the children lose their only sanctuary.


Directors: Atea Al Daradji , Mohamed Al Daradji

Genres: Documentary, War, Drama

In My Mother's Arms (2011)

Release Date: October 5th, 2012|1 hr. 22 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 80
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Few will fail to be moved by this portrait of selflessness in the face of near insurmountable odds. show more

  • 75
    Glenn Heath Jr. Slant Magazine

    Throughout, it becomes clear that both the film and its subject are defined by the necessity of multitasking. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Roughly-made but illuminating, the Iraq documentary In My Mother's Arms is a brief immersion into life in a Baghdad boys' orphanage. show more

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