Sep 20, 2016 Release Date:
121 min Runtime:
GD Star Rating
This very diplomatic film approximately the Algerian be anxious for independence from France took “Best Film” honors at the 1966 Venice Film Festival. The bulk of the film is shot in flashback, presented as the memories of Ali (Brahim Haggiag), a leading promoter of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale (FLN), taking into account finally captured by the French in 1957. Three years earlier, Ali was a petty thief who allied the secretive handing out in order to acknowledge rid the Casbah of vice linked considering the colonial admin. The film traces the rebels’ vacillate and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French approach to quell what soon becomes a nationwide revolt. After the flashback, Ali and the last of the FLN leaders are killed, and the film takes upon a more general focus, leading to the pronouncement of Algerian independence in 1962. Director Gillo Pontecorvo’s careful on-launch of a complicated guerrilla trouble yourself presents a rather partisan view of some puzzling social and political issues, which got the film banned in France for many years. That should not come as a admiration, for La Battaglia di Algeri was subsidized by the Algerian running and — once the exception of Jean Martin and Tommaso Neri as French officers — the cast was every share of Algerian as competently. At least three versions exist, processing 135, 125, and 120 minutes.
The Battle of Algiers,
Also Known As:
La batalla de Argelia | A Batalha de Argel | Schlacht um Algier | Slaget om Algier | La batalla de Argel | Taistelu Algeriasta | La bataille d'Alger | The Battle of Algiers | Η μάχη του Αλγερίου | Az algíri csata | Aruje no Tatakai | La batalla de Argel | De slag om Algiers | Kampen om Algerie | Bitwa o Algier | A Batalha de Argel | Bitka za Alžir | Slaget om Alger | Битва за Алжир | The Battle of Algiers | Schlacht um Algier
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