French filmmaker Joel Soler’s documentary Uncle Saddam, which
premieres on Cinemax Nov. 26, reveals a man who seems to be preoccupied with
cleanliness. “It’s preferable to bathe twice a day, but at least once a day. And
when the male bathes once a day, the female should bathe twice a day,” Saddam
says in the documentary. “The reason is that the female is more delicate and the
smell of a woman is more noticeable than the male.” [Full
I knew Saddam was part of the Iraqi Baath Party, I
just didn’t consider the ramifications of the name.