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RAMPARTS OF CLAY

Remparts d’argile

Directed by Jean-Louis Bertuccelli
France, Algeria, 1970
Drama

Synopsis

In 1962, change comes to a Tunisian village on the edge of the Sahara. An entrepreneur sets up a salt mine, hiring village men. When he pays only half the wages agreed upon, they sit down in a field of rocks. The boss calls the army, who encircle the strikers.

Synopsis

In 1962, change comes to a Tunisian village on the edge of the Sahara. An entrepreneur sets up a salt mine, hiring village men. When he pays only half the wages agreed upon, they sit down in a field of rocks. The boss calls the army, who encircle the strikers.

Ramparts of ClayDirected byJean-Louis Bertuccelli

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1970
Berlin International Film Festival
1971 | Winner: OCIC Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)
2020
Prix Jean Vigo
1971 | Winner: Feature Film

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