The Battle of Algiers
- 140 min
- Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo
- Written by: Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas
- Cast: Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef
- Language: Arabic, French
A documentary-style reconstruction of Algeria's struggle for liberation. Brilliantly realistic – quite brutally so in the controversial torture sequences – this is a textbook example of political cinema at its most persuasive.
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