This film takes it's sources back in the cinema and the history of the 50' and the 70's. In this Algerian civil war atmosphere, a desperate woman finds relief in taking part in the war : she'll deliver tracts in her factory. She will meet a man and a love story will start.
The director makes of this small adventure a history of two hole countries.
It's a film where Jean-Pierre Melville meets Sam Peckinpah, and where their views of humanity are transcended by Burger's directing.
It is a film which no one can make or see these days, and Burger did it, with wonderful actors and a true reflection about commitment (in war or love) and patriotism, belonging or not to a country, and which ?