Letters From Baghdad Poster

Release Date: June 2nd, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
The story of Gertrude Bell, who helped shape Iraq's destiny following WWI.

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Michael Higgs, Eric Loscheider, Rachael Stirling, Adam Astill, Helen Ryan, Joanna David, Elizabeth Rider

Director: Zeva Oelbaum, Sabine Krayenbühl

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Between the Rivers Productions

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Although Bell herself is fascinating, Letters From Baghdad is less so. show more

  • Although it would take much more than a 95 minute documentary for true enlightenment, Letters to Baghdad also helps us understand the complex political situation stemming from the gradual dissolution of the Ottoman Empire. show more

  • It’s a disorganized onslaught of primary source material that doesn’t so much shed light as it does simply exist. show more

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