(66 minutes) USA/Iraq
Director/Producer: Joel Soler
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documentary contains never before seen footage of Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein plus exclusive interviews with Saddam's inner circle.
UNCLE SADDAM allows the viewer a glimpse into Saddam's personal
life and shows him in a more intimate way than ever before. For
the first time viewers will also discover Saddam Hussein's family,
including the revenge, betrayal and murder within the clan. Discover
what makes the most demonized man in America tick.
1993, Joel Soler began his career in the media as a talk show host
for the French Television Paris Premiere. He occasionally co-hosted
another talk show in Paris for Lebanese Television called Future
TV. Two years later, he was a journalist for the French educational
Television program, La Cinquieme. In 1996, he moved to the United
States and became a free lance journalist and producer for TFI,
France 2 (France) and Surf Channel (USA). In May 2000, he produced
in Hollywood for the French Fashion legend Pierre Cardin the Opera-Musical
titled Le Manege. In September 2000, he released his first feature
length documentary called Uncle Saddam which he produced and directed.