- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: March 20, 2007
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Zeitgeist Films
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- (unspecified) - Arabic, English, Kurdish
- Subtitles - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Bonus Footage: "Abu Ghraib Inspection"
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
- Text/Photo Galleries:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 08/18/2006
"[This film] centers on the troubled and fractious elections that took place in January 2005....There's a real story between the lines..."
Box Office - 09/01/2006
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[An] incisive documentary....Despite all the outrage and uncertainty, it's heartening to meet this Iraqi and his family."
This documentary follows a doctor in Iraq who combines his medical duties with his political ambitions. As Dr. Riyadh sees numerous patients who are injured as a result of the violence of the U.S. occupation, he boldly communicates his stance against the American presence in his homeland. Shot during the run-up to the crucial 2005 elections in the Middle Eastern country, Laura Poitras's film is an important document of a turbulent time. MY COUNTRY, MY COUNTRY received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature.
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: August 4, 2006