MOSUL Exclusive Interview With Director Matthew Michael Carnahan And Stars Suhail Dabbach & Adam Bessa

MOSUL <font color=red>Exclusive</font> Interview With Director Matthew Michael Carnahan And Stars Suhail Dabbach & Adam Bessa

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Mosul director Matthew Michael Carnahan and lead stars Suhail Dabbach and Adam Bessa, and you can check out our view interview with them right here...

Written and directed by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Mosul tells the story of inexperienced Iraqi cop Kawa (Adam Bessa) who is rescued from a harrowing firefight by the elite Nineveh SWAT team. Quickly inducted into the rogue squadron led by the wise Major Jasem (Suhail Dabbach), the unit is under constant threat of attack, but determined to wipe out the remaining ISIS forces in their home. 

As we explained in our review, it's a hard-hitting movie which is a definite must-see, and you can watch it from today, November 26th, on Netflix. Recently, we were able to sit down for a conversation with Carnahan, Dabbach, and Bessa to talk in detail about bringing this story - which is based on the New Yorker article, "The Avengers of Mosul" - to the streaming service, and you can check out our chat in the player below.

It goes without saying that we want to extend a huge thank you to this trio for taking the time to talk Mosul with us. Don't forget that you can also check out our recent interview with producers Joe and Anthony Russo about the movie by clicking here.
 


0:24 - What it was about Mosul that made it a project they wanted to be part of
2:56 - The challenges for Suhail Dabbach when it came to balancing the Major's brutal and caring sides
3:53 - Why Major Jasem picks trash off the ground when his home has been destroyed
5:08 - Adam Bessa on the way Kawa is transformed during the course of the movie
5:51 - Is it possible to enjoy yourself on set making a film as hard-hiiting and important as Mosul
8:19 - Why AGBO is responsible for the story being told in an authentic way
9:58 - How long it took Suhail and Adam to develop a rapport
13:34 - Whether they're all interested in working on a comic book adaptation one day
14:40 - Suhail thanks Matthew Michael Carnahan for the opportunity to work on Mosul


When ISIS took their homes, families and city, one group of men fought to take it all back. Based on true events, this is the story of the Nineveh SWAT team, a renegade police unit who waged a guerrilla operation against ISIS in a desperate struggle to save their home city of Mosul.

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