House of Saddam
Originaltitel: House of Saddam
Längd per avsnitt: 60 min min
The intimate world of Saddam Hussein and his closest inner circle is revealed in House Of Saddam – a gripping four-part drama for BBC Two that charts the rise and fall of one of the most significant political figures in recent history.
House Of Saddam offers a fresh perspective on the dictator, his relationships and his actions behind closed doors, by retelling events from inside the very heart of the regime.
Beginning in 1979 when Saddam became president of Iraq, it follows the... (TheTVDB)
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