Lee Tamahori"s The Devil"s Double, which has been
applauded at the Berlin, Sundance and Cannes film festivals, is all
set to hit the theatres in India on August 12. Rakesh Jain of JRD
Films is releasing it throughout the country.
“I was really keen on getting this film to India. Mel Gibson has
bought the rights of the film to release it in the UK and
Australia. The kind of response the film has got at all the
festivals is tremendous. I am so glad that fans who have been
waiting to see this masterpiece will not have to wait for too long
now," Jain said in a statement.
The Devil"s Double, which features Dominic Cooper,
Philip Quast and Ludivine Sagnier, is based on the real life story
of an Iraqi soldier named Latif Yahia. It revolves around his
troubles, when was made to become the body double of Saddam
Hussein's saddistic son, Uday Hussein.