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9 Ratings

Alger la blanche

Directed by Cyril Collard
France, 1986
Drama, Short


The story of a passion between Jean and Farid, thwarted by incomprehension, opposite cultures, and impossible departures. Farid is trapped by the police. After his death, sorrow and pent-up violence are released. And Jean leaves, alone, for Algiers.

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Alger la blanche Directed by Cyril Collard

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  • josé neves's rating of the film Alger la blanche

    Infinitely better and more honest than his most famous and terminal movie, an inheritance of Patrice Chéreau's "L'Homme Bléssé", rude and direct, with the enough grain to transmit a sensation of a realism without fallacies. Fair to the characters, and their marginal life - economic, social, cultural - and affectionate with the actors, "models" that belong to them in full.

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