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

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The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers

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Original Title La battaglia di Algeri

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 13, 1967
    NR
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    No rating information.

Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 1m

Budget $800,000.00

Revenue $921,548.00

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