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House of Saddam

Episode #1.2 (Season 1, Episode 2)
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TV Episode | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

1988. Though Iraq is on the brink of bankruptcy, Baghdad is jubilant in victory after the war with Iran. Uday celebrates in a nightclub by getting drunk and firing a gun into the crowd. As Kuwait's upsurge in oil output challenges Iraqi ...See more1988. Though Iraq is on the brink of bankruptcy, Baghdad is jubilant in victory after the war with Iran. Uday celebrates in a nightclub by getting drunk and firing a gun into the crowd. As Kuwait's upsurge in oil output challenges Iraqi prosperity, a family lunch reveals fractures in Saddam's household, including paranoia that an insider might overthrow him. News spreads that Saddam has taken Samira as a second wife, with grim ramifications. As his family issues continue to grow, Kuwait drives Iraq toward war--and Saddam leads his army into 'the mother of all battles.' Written by Anonymous See less
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Dec 7, 2008 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Igal Naor
Saddam Hussein Saddam Hussein   See fewer
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Shohreh Aghdashloo
Sajida Khairallah Talfah Sajida Khairallah Talfah   See fewer
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Makram Khoury
Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury) Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury)   See fewer
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Saïd Amadis
Adnan Khairallah Adnan Khairallah   See fewer
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Amr Waked
Hussein Kamel Hussein Kamel   See fewer
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Philip Arditti
Uday Hussein Uday Hussein   See fewer
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Mounir Margoum
Qusay Hussein Qusay Hussein   See fewer
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Hichem Rostom
Mohammed Ghani Mohammed Ghani   See fewer
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Akbar Kurtha
Kamel Hanna Kamel Hanna   See fewer
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Christine Stephen-Daly
Samira Shabandar Samira Shabandar   See fewer
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Bechir Salhi
Kamel Hanna's Father Kamel Hanna's Father   See fewer
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Mozaffar Shafeie
General Al Rashid General Al Rashid   See fewer
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Marem Hassler
Sahar Hussein (as Marem Willows) Sahar Hussein (as Marem Willows)   See fewer
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Agni Scott
Raghad Hussein Raghad Hussein   See fewer
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Uri Gavriel
Ali Hassan Al Majid Ali Hassan Al Majid   See fewer
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Dali Nehdi
Zaki Walid Zaki Walid   See fewer
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Zarrouk Brahim
Emir of Kuwait (as Brahim Zarrouk) Emir of Kuwait (as Brahim Zarrouk)   See fewer
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Jacqueline King
April Glaspie April Glaspie   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 138 votes