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Peshmerga (2016)




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From July to December of 2015, French writer-philosopher-filmmaker Bernard-Henri Levy followed the Kurdish troops fighting ISIS in the trenches on the 1,000 kilometers of the front-line between Iraq and Kurdistan.


Critic Reviews for Peshmerga

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Lévy is interested not only in the troops he accompanies, whose bravery he extols in purple, redundant language, but also the history of the region...

January 9, 2020 | Full Review…

A controversial French writer-philosopher redeems past attempts at self-aggrandizement with this in-the-trenches look at troops fighting ISIS.

June 2, 2016 | Full Review…

Lotteau pieces together a comprehensive montage that reveals the Pesmerga's slow but steady advance along the front, in a war that looks to be far from over.

May 21, 2016 | Full Review…

Lévy's film is here to remind us that Isis is not simply being fought by the cynics Assad or Putin.

May 20, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Peshmerga is both insufferable as a documentary and downright insulting as a tribute to the men and women risking their lives against Daesh.

December 27, 2018 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

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