The Devil's Double

12/08/2011  |  108 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC


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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