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The Battle of Algiers

Director Gillo Pontecorvo brilliantly recreated the street riots and other events that led up to Algeria's independence from France in this astonishingly realistic movie masterpiece. Originally banned in France.

Year: 1966
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, War and Anti-War Films, Italian Cinema, Film Festivals 2004, Best of the 1960s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: Algeria, Italy
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
Starring: Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Brahim Haggiag
Duration: 117 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
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