Not Rated | | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Film critics and historians have identified this film as one of the first to depict North Africans as complex and fully-developed characters. Historians have argued that previous films had largely included North Africans as little more than part of ... ...
Should we remain in Algeria? If you answer "yes," then you must accept all the necessary consequences.
In the final scenes of the film, showing the mass street protests, the French police are backed up by armored vehicles that are, in fact, Soviet-made SU-100 tank destroyers. These were part of the Algerian military when the film was made in 1966 after independence, but would not have been present or used by the French at any time.
French, Arabic, English
$13,536 (USA) (9 October 2016)
$55,908 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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