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La battaglia di Algeri

The Battle of Algiers

La battaglia di Algeri

La battaglia di Algeri

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  • Fiction
  • Algeria, Italy
  • 1966 | 121 min. | Fichier vidéo | Black and white
  • Language : French | Arabic | English
  • Subtitles : Français | English
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Franco Solinas
Gillo Pontecorvo
Cinematography
Marcello Gatti
Editing
Mario Serandrei
Mario Morra
Music
Gillo Pontecorvo
Ennio Morricone
Sound
Alberto Bartolomei
Cast
Yacef Saadi
Jean Martin
Brahim Hadjadj
Tommaso Neri
Ugo Paletti
Producer
Fred Baker
Yacef Saadi
Antonio Musu
Production Company
Casbah Film
Gillo Pontecorvo
Italy, 1919 - 2006
Filmobiography
1953
Missione Timiriazev (first of 22 films, documentary)
1959
Pane e zolfo (documentary)
1960
Kapò
1969
Queimada
1979
Ogro
2003
Firenze, il nostro domani (last film, documentary)
Tough and uncompromising, The Battle of Algiers is a masterpiece by Gillo Pontecorvo. Filmed using mostly amateur actors, apart from Jean Martin as the French colonel, the film portrays the battle for the control of the kasbah. Despite receiving the Golden Lion at Venice, the Critics’ Prize at Cannes and three Oscar nominations, the film was only released in France in 1971, amid considerable controversy. A timeless, searing indictment.

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