A return to the Islamic world is documented here by the visitors to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Qatar, to highlight the events post 9 / 11, including images taken a year earlier.
The film above all efforts to shed light on the process that leads young people to the radical choice of self-sacrifice, becoming human bombs.
The directors of the film for ten years he traveled throughout these countries under heavy Muslim influence, and met with clan leaders, mullahs, and other strict followers of the Koran.
The smell of Paradise was filmed in Chechnya, Dagestan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Qatar and Afghanistan, in places that have become blank on the map of Western journalism.
That not only takes the viewer into a different world, but also for another time. The result is a unique look to the land of jihad, mental and physical battle that drives the Islamic fundamentalist movement.