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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

NR 03/13/1967 (US) DramaWarHistory 2h 1m

The Revolt that Stirred the World!

Overview

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

  1. Gillo Pontecorvo

    Director, Writer

  2. Franco Solinas

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Brahim Hadjadj

    Ali La Pointe

  2. Jean Martin

    Jean Martin

    Col. Mathieu

  3. Yacef Saadi

    Djafar

  4. Ugo Paletti

    Captain

  5. Fusia El Kader

    Halima

  6. Samia Kerbash

    One of the girls

  7. Mohamed Ben Kassen

    Petit Omar

  8. Gene Wesson

    (uncredited)

Full Cast & Crew

The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers

Original Title La battaglia di Algeri

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget $800,000.00

Revenue $921,548.00

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