• Heavy Metal in Baghdad (2008)

Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Release Date: April 14th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 10th, 2008

R |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Filmmakers Eddy Moretti and Suroosh Alvi risk their lives as they travel to Baghdad to interview Acrassicauda, Iraq's only heavy metal band. When they arrive, they find a group of spirited but worn-down young men whose lives have been torn apart by the violence on the streets of Baghdad. Many of their friends have either fled the country or died. Unable to book shows in their homeland, the bandmates seek refuge in Damascus, Syria, where they attempt to rebuild their band and their lives.

Director: Eddy Moretti , Suroosh Alvi

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Vice Media

Keywords: Quest, Underdog, 2000s, Intense, Gritty, Escape, Soldier

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