La Bataille d’Alger + Introduction | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Sun 5 Mar

La Bataille d’Alger + Introduction

Cert. 15

Classics

Cinema Made In Italy 2017

The Battle of Algiers

121 mins

in French, Arabic & English with EN subs

ALG/ITA | 1965 | dir. Gillo Pontecorvo, with Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi

For its 50th anniversary The Battle of Algiers comes out in a restored print shown for the first time in the UK. A film subsidised by the Algerian government, it follows the country’s fight for independence from colonial France, reconstructing the main political events that took place in Algiers between 1954 and 1957.

Preceded by an introduction with the film director’s son, Marco Pontecorvo.

A film distributed by Cultfilms.co.uk

As part of Cinema Made in Italy

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