The Americans have succeeded in toppling the government of Saddam Hussein. However, for Iraq's new invaders, removing the regime proves to only be the tip of the iceberg. Having done away with the Baathist regime in Baghdad, the Americans embark on a process of rebuilding Iraq's state institutions. Citizen Khaled becomes embroiled in political upheaval after witnessing a car bombing, and soon finds himself in such a state prison. There, he encounters the spirited Rahman, a member of the resistance movement. Khaled, having been manipulated by the media and his government, must decide whether standing up for humanity and freedom is worth the risk to himself and his family. An utterly gripping portrayal of Iraq's upheaval.