Sanaa Hamri has signed on to direct the Iraqi war drama, Dreams of a Dying Heart for Focus Features.

Written by Shawn Otto, the film centers on a journey through the mind of a female chopper pilot who's shot down in Iraq and finds herself in a race against time to save her own life and find a way back to her 18-year-old daughter, says Variety.

There's no production schedule set for Dreams of a Dying Heart.