The Battle of Algiers (1966)

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The French Colonel...who was forced even to torture! One of the many women...who stopped at nothing to win! The Algerian Street Boy...who became a rebel hero!

Directed By Gillo Pontecorvo Starring Brahim Hadjadj  •  Jean Martin  •  Yacef Saadi  •  Samia Kerbash  •  Ugo Paletti Genres Docudrama  •  Drama  •  Foreign Language Film  •  Historical Film  •  Political Drama  •  War Drama  •  War Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  The Criterion Collection  •  Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film Nominated  •  They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?  •  1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die  •  Roger Ebert's Great Movies  •  Madman Films  •  Sight & Sound's Greatest Films of All Time Poll  •  Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Nominated  •  Spike Lee's Essential Film List  •  Golden Lion Winning  •  Empire Magazine's 100 Best Films of World Cinema  •  Time Out: New York's 50 Best Foreign Films  •  The Cinemaholic's 100 Best Movies of All Time
Other Titles La battaglia di Algeri [Italy] Release Info September 8, 1966
B&W  •  121 minutes NR Rated NR
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DavidConrad said on 10/11/2018

"The greatest French films about northern Africa. Algiers for the win." more ►

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eaglesflyhigh

eaglesflyhigh on 2/8/2015 Reply  · 

The Battle of Algiers is among the best war movies of all time and certainly is the most neutral, equally sharing both sides of the story.

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