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Aro Favourite Battle of Algiers, The


Italy / Algeria 1965, 123 minutes
Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo
In French with English subtitles
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama, Classics / War

Topics: Politics.


Aroview: Gripping account of the Muslim uprising which led to the withdrawal of France from Algeria was shot merely four years after the revolution, and as such has a knife-edge authenticity unrivalled in political cinema. Cast includes many non-actors while Ennio Morricone scores.

NZ International Film Festival 2004

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DVD Features

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • extra stuff
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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