KILOMÈTRE ZÉRO (2005)

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In 1988, during the Iran-Iraq war, young husband and father Ako is forced to join Saddam Hussein's army. Sent to the front-line, he experiences the reality of war but also abuse from fellow soldiers because of his Kurdish origins. Ako becomes desperate to escape home. When he is ordered to escort the body of a soldier killed in action back to the family, he sees an ideal opportunity...

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