The Battle of Algiers (1966)

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IMDB 250: #230
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Also Known as: The Battle of Algiers
A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it.
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Other grades: 73.8 (6 viewers)
Year: 1966
Runtime: 121 Min.
Rating: Unrated
Countries:DZ, IT
Keywords:1950s,Agitator,Air france,Airplane,Airport
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Top 250 Films230