The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Director : Gillo Pontecorvo

Genre : Drama, History, War

Cast : (Complete credited cast) , Brahim Hadjadj as Ali La Pointe (as Brahim Haggiag) , Jean Martin as Col. Mathieu , Yacef Saadi as Djafar (as Saadi Yacef) , Samia Kerbash as One of the girls , Ugo Paletti as Captain , Fusia El Kader as Halima , Omar rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Mohamed Ben Kassen as Petit Omar

Plot : An value of the bloodiest discovery inside existing history.

Run Time : 121 min

Country : Italy | Algeria

Language : Italian | French | English | Arabic

Filming Locations : Algeria

Company : Igor Film

Trivia : In 2003, the New York Times reported that the Pentagon checked this flick given that officers as anyways as civilian experts who were conversing the demanding situations faced by the US militia forces inside Iraq. The flier inviting invitees to the screening read: “How to succeed a attempt critical terrorism as anyways as lose the effort of ideas”.

Goofs : Continuity: The foot reasonable as tripping Ali whilst pouring gulp the boulevard assist bask in the accurate to the gone foot between cuts.

Plot Summary : A motion picture commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian breakthrough delight in both sides. The French strange immeasurable has gone Vietnam inside regret in addition to has something to prove. The Algerians are hunting for independence. The two clash. The torture hand-me-down by the French is contrasted along furthermore the Algerian’s track of bombs inside soda shops. A look into drive because a violent fad that harms in addition to sullies everybody who participates inside it.

In 1954, the National Liberation Front of Algiers tots a lot of French policemen setting out a movement because the independence of their country; inside return, the Chief of Police flora a bomb inside the Arab quarter, killing a lot of dwellers. The NLF transports three women as well as bombs to two bars with the Air France headquarters inside the European quarter, killing a lot of people. The French government transports the soldiers forces below the sway of the degrading Colonel Mathieu that realizes not facet the guy rights with techniques torture to kill the NLF command. In 1962, the Algerians at long-lasting last attain their aimed independence.

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