House of Saddam - Part I (HBO)
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Baghdad, 1979. Deputy President Saddam and his allies intimidate President Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr into resigning. Convening his first Ba'ath party congress, the new president exposes 'detractors,' who are forced to confess to an attempted coup and executed by party members in a test of loyalty. The personality of Saddam soon permeates Iraq.
Starring: Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Makram J. Khoury, Amr Waked, Philip Arditti, Mounir Margoum, Said Taghmaoui