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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Dominic Cooper
Ludivine Sagnier
Raad Rawi
Philip Quast
Directors
Lee Tamahori
Screenwriters
Michael Thomas
Running Time
108 minutes

The Devil's Double
It’s Dave meets Scarface...


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The Devil's Double

Plot
Late ’80s Baghdad. Summoned to the court of Saddam, Iraqi lieutenant Latif Yahia (Cooper) enters a gold-plated hell when he’s forced to play body-double to the monstrous Uday Hussein (Cooper again), the tyrant’s sadistic son.


Verdict
A blistering, brutal Iraqi Scarface. You do wonder what the point of it all is, but Cooper is fantastic. Twice.


Reviewed by Simon Crook

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