BETA
The Battle of Algiers
Original title: La battaglia di Algeri
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Andy said on 2019-02-20:
What really sealed the deal for me is the great score by Ennio Morricone, especially in the final scenes.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo, Marcello Gatti, Fernando Morandi, Moussa Haddad, Bruno Nicolai, Sarah Maldoror Writer: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas
Run time: 121 minutes Release date: 1966-09-08
Floor location: Foreign Format: DVD
Production Countries: Italy, Algeria
Spoken Languages: العربية, Français, English, Italiano
Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.