An American soldier, Devon, falls in love with his innocently charming Arabic interpreter, Marwa, in Iraq. He helps Marwa resist the force of her father, Salam, and survive the atrocities and cruelties of war. In the last moments before they’re to meet again, their love is put to the test, as are their ideals.

Awards:

Second Prize, Graduate Fiction, 2008 After Hours Film Society, Chicago
Finalist, 2008 International Family Film Festival
Semi-Finalist, 2007 Angelus Student Film Festival
Honorable Mention, 2008 Accolade Competition
Official Selection, 2008 Emir Kusturica’s Kustendorf Film Festival
Official Selection, 2008 Con-Can Film Festival, Japan
Official Selection, 2008 St. Petersburg Student Film Festival
Official Selection, 2008 South Asian International Film Festival
Official Selection, 2007 Women’s International Film Festival