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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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.