by Salman Hameed
Devil's Double is a movie about Saddam Hussein's son, Uday. There are many many problems with the film, from Orientalism to sort of providing a justification for the US invasion of Iraq. Not that Uday was an angel. But the absence of any critique of US actions is, I think, problematic. Here is our Film Autopsy, where Kevin Anderson and I take a different stance on the film:
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