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Long Days

Original title
Al-ayyam al-tawila (Long Days)
Running time
150 min.
Iraq Iraq
Tewfik Saleh (Novel: Saddam Hussein)
Solhi El-Wadi
Nuhad Ali
General Organization for Cinema and Theater
Synopsis / Plot
Ayyam al-tawila, al- (English: The Long Days) is a 6-hour long biographical account of Saddam Hussein's attempted assassination of Abd al-Karim Qasim, although some sources also list a running time of 150 minutes. It was filmed in 1980 and allegedly edited by Terence Young, who also directed three James Bond films. Video footage in the West has been limited to brief clips on news reports and documentaries.
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