The battle of Algiers

The battle of Algiers

La bataille d' Alger

DVD - 2013 | French
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The film is considered one of the most influential political films in history, 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, etc. Shot on the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film is a case study in modern warfare, with its terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them.
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2013]
ISBN: 9781604657722
1604657723
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
NTSC
digital,optical,mono,rda
4 3/4 in
3 videodiscs (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 pages ; 18 cm.)
Alternative Title: Bataille d' Alger

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