Not Rated | | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Although the mass scenes look spontaneous, it took quite some planning to make them look that way. Director Gillo Pontecorvo would often draw chalk lines on the ground, dividing the mass in separate groups which had to start walking on cue in order to get proper ... ...
To know them means to eliminate them. Consequently, the military aspect is secondary to the police method.
The foot responsible for tripping Ali when running down the street changes from the right to the left foot between cuts.
French, Arabic, English
$13,536 (USA) (9 October 2016)
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