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The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Revolt that Stirred the World!Sep. 08, 1966Algeria121 Min.Not Rated
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Filmed in a semi-documentary format, this film deals with the conflict of Algiers (1956-57) part of the broader combat for Algerian independence (1954-62) from French colonial rule. The rebels started out their attacks with the aid of capturing policeman and other authorities officials. When they start bombing public places in the European sector – cafés, restaurants, the Air France office – the government send in crack navy units. Through massive-scale arrests and torture, the colonel in charge makes a speciality of locating and removing the leaders of the movement. tt0058946

The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers
Original title La battaglia di Algeri
IMDb Rating 8.1 50,284 votes
TMDb Rating 8 376 votes

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Brahim Hadjadj isAli La Pointe
Ali La Pointe
Jean Martin isCol. Mathieu
Col. Mathieu
Samia Kerbash isOne of the girls
One of the girls
Gene Wesson is(uncredited)
(uncredited)

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