United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Germany
Producers: Dr. Shafiq Al Mahdi, Furat Al Jamil
Production Company: The Directorate of Cinema & Theater(Iraq), Enlil Film & Art, DIEBASISberlin
Crime, passion and childhood innocence in an Iraqi crime tale.
Qarantina is my second visual expression of my impressions of my country – my hometown, Baghdad – and its reality since 2003. At least to me, it is a portrayal of inhumane and unnatural events in a society struggling with post-war trauma.