2011 • R • Drama, Crimes & Thrillers
Dominic Cooper does double duty in this sleek and thought-provoking thriller.
WHY WE PICKED IT: Based on true events, Dominic Cooper is captivating as both Uday Hussein (son of Saddam) and his double, Latif.
Latif Yahia’s forced employment as the double of the dictator’s son begins with provocative perks, but soon becomes a precarious balancing act. This is the story of Latif’s skillful navigation of his position, trying to remain the protagonist of his own life.
DIRECTOR: Lee Tamahori
CAST: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast, Mimoun Oaissa, Khalid Laith, Dar Salim