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The Minders

DIR: Sean McAllister
1998 / United Kingdom / 50 min

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This extraordinary film was made by Sean McAllister during the last Iraqi crisis (the one defused by the UN's Kofi Annan in person *February 1998).
With air strikes averted, McAllister decided to carry on filming, making a double portrait of his two Ministry of Information minders, Kifah and Alla.
The likeable and decent Kifah, a former English teacher enjoying a rare spell of paid work, is a football mad Anglophile: 'I can't forget Bobby Moore,' he sighs. Alla, Head of Protocol, is a suave ladies' man and pop fan (very taken with Chumbawumba).
McAllister carries on filming Kifah after he is dropped as a minder and in doing so creates an illuminating and touching picture of the man and of everyday life in Iraq.

(© Nigel Andrew, The Daily Mail)

About

Director Sean McAllister
Screenplay Sean McAllister
Dir. of Photography Sean McAllister
Editing Ollie Huddleston
Music
Sound Sean McAllister
Duration 50 min
Year 1998
Country United Kingdom
Colour Colour
Tags Middle East, portrait, social issues
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