Karbala

Karbala

115 mins | Drama, War | Sept. 8, 2015

On 3 April 2004, during the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muktada As-Sadr, launched an insurgency in the Polish zone. The Poles, together with Bulgarian soldiers and Iraqi police, were given the task of defending City Hall, led by Lieutenant colonel Grzegorz Kaliciak. The clash developed into the biggest Polish engagement since World War II. Not a single allied soldier died, although about 80 insurgents were killed in a counter-attack.

Karbala

115 mins | Drama, War | Sept. 8, 2015

Karbala
On 3 April 2004, during the holiday of Ashura, Iraqi rebels loyal to Shiite leader Muktada As-Sadr, launched an insurgency in the Polish zone. The Poles, together with Bulgarian soldiers and Iraqi police, were given the task of defending City Hall, led by Lieutenant colonel Grzegorz Kaliciak. The clash developed into the biggest Polish engagement since World War II. Not a single allied soldier died, although about 80 insurgents were killed in a counter-attack.
IMDb rating 6.2
Producers Agora Films, Bulgarian National Film Center
Original title Karbala
Directors Krzysztof Łukaszewicz
Writers Krzysztof Łukaszewicz

Cast

Bartłomiej Topa

as Kapitan Kalicki

Hristo Shopov

as Getow

Atheer Adel

as Farid

Leszek Lichota

as Kapral Maleńczuk "Mały"

Michał Żurawski

as Sierżant Waszczuk "Starszy"

Zbigniew Stryj

as Generał Dąbek

Piotr Żurawski

as Waszczuk "Młody"

Mikołaj Roznerski

as Różdżyński "Rożen"

Samir Fuchs

as Dowódca sadrystów

Antoni Królikowski

as Sanitariusz Kamil Grad

Tomasz Schuchardt

as Porucznik Sobański