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The Devil's Double

Certificate 18
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Genre: Adaptation, Historical/Period, Romance, Biography, Drama, Thriller, General Movie/Drama, Feature Director: Lee Tamahori Release date: 12/08/2011
Runtime: 108 minutes Language: English Distributor: Icon Pictures
Cast:
Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Mem Ferda, Dar Salim, Khalid Laith, Pano Masti, Nasser Memarzia, Philip Quast, Selva Rasalingam, Mimoun Oaissa
Synopsis:
Thriller tracing the story of an Iraqi soldier forced to be the body double of Saddam Hussein's sadistic son Uday. With his family threatened with death if he fails to comply, soldier Latif Yahia (Dominic Cooper) undergoes surgery and studiously studies Uday (also played by Cooper)'s personal habits, determined not to make any mistakes that may provoke the rage of the notorious playboy. As the months pass, Latif's constant exposure to Uday's sadistic excesses leads him to search for a way out, but his plans to escape are complicated when he begins to fall for the attentions of Uday's mistress Sarrab (Ludivine Sagnier).
Contains strong bloody violence, injury detail and very strong language
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