Not Rated | | Drama, War
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
Gillo Pontecorvo spent a month doing screen tests for cinematographers and only 8 days for the actors.
We aren't madmen or sadists, gentlemen. Those who call us Fascists today, forget the contribution that many of us made to the Resistance. Those who call us Nazis, don't know that among us there are survivors of Dachau and Buchenwald. We are soldiers...
Ali's first assignment is to assault a police officer. During this, the cop's hat falls to the ground, and the position of the hat changes between cuts.
French, Arabic, English
$13,536 (USA) (9 October 2016)
$55,908 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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