Kurtlar vadisi - Irak (2006)

Release Date - Nov 24, 2006 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 122 min.  |   Countries - Turkey   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

A Turkish special agent vows revenge against the evil American CIA agent who masterminded the humiliating raid on an undercover Turkish unit aiding the War on Terror in director Serdar Akar's controversial action film. It was July 4, 2003, when U.S. forces surrounded the headquarters of a clandestine Turkish unit operating in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah and humiliated their partners in the War on Terror by marching out the agents with hoods over their heads before inexplicably deporting their mortified allies. Soon after detailing the harrowing event in a letter to his friend Polat (Necati Sasmaz), disgraced Turkish officer Suleyman Aslan (Tayfun Eraslan) shamefully ends his own life with one fatal shot to the head. Now determined to make the man responsible for the raid pay for his overzealous transgression, Polat rounds up loyal pals Memati (Gurkan Uygun) and Abdulhey (Kenan Coban) for a revenge mission that will take them across the border of Kurdistan and directly into the dark heart of the War on Terror. Upon arriving in Iraq to target secret CIA unit head Sam William Marshall (Billy Zane), Polat and friends watch horrified as the Christian fanatic raids a local wedding party where both the groom and a young boy are carelessly gunned down on little more than a hunch that terrorists may be seeking anonymity within the crowd. Though she is warned by her adoptive father (Ghassan Massoud), a tolerant Muslim leader, that to seek revenge against Agent Marshall would be to go against the teachings of Islam, widowed bride Leila (Berguzar Korel) is subsequently consumed by her own hunger for vengeance. In the days that follow, Polat, Memati, and Adbulhey enter into a deadly game of cat and mouse with the psychotic CIA operative that culminates with a violent confrontation in a nearby village.