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October 17, 1961

Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961

Directed by Alain Tasma
France, 2005
Drama

Synopsis

Meticulous, imposing and moving feature reconstruction of an event that is not well-known enough: on the October evening in question, a peaceful demonstration of immigrants was brutally broken up. Hundreds of people died. France was at war with Algeria and it looked as if anything went.

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October 17, 1961 Directed by Alain Tasma