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The Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)

The Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)

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One of the most influential political films in history, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafes, and French soldiers resort to torture to break the will of the insurgents. Shot on the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film is a case study in modern warfare, with it's terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them. Pontecorvo's tour de force has astonishing relevance today.

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    Title: The Battle of Algiers (Criterion Collection)
    Genre: Drama-Classics, Foreign-French
    Starring: Yacef Saadi, Brahim Haggiag, Fawzia el Kader, Tommaso Neri, Jean Martin, Omar, Fawzia El-Kader, Ugo Paletti
    Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
    Attributes: Black & White, Subtitled, Widescreen, 3PC
    Release Date: 9/3/2013
    Original Year: 1965
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 1
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 2303
    UPC: 715515109611
    Item #: 779529X

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 9/3/2013
    Closed Caption: No
    Run Time: 121 minutes
    Studio: Criterion