Film Review: BEAUTIFUL – 2017, Iraq/USA, Drama/War

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SHORT FILM played at the October 2017 STUDENT FEEDBACK Film Festival.

Review by Kierston Drier

A short, sweet story that stretches across time and space to touch your heart, BEAUTIFUL tells the tale of an Iraq refugee girl marred by a burn injury. Despite her mothers’ encouragement, the child’s self-esteem is deeply damaged by her injury.  Yet when an Iraq war vet reminds her she is beautiful, she is able to see past her insecurities. The poignant moment in the movie hinges on the realization that the war-vet is blind (although our young heroine never realizes this).

BEAUTIFUL is a film about the aftermath of trauma. That the pain of war claims innocent victims that carry burdens too heavy for any of them to bare alone. It is a film showcases one of the countless stories of sorrow that follow…

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