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Summer of '62

Cartouches gauloises

Directed by Mehdi Charef
Algeria, France, 2007


Set during the last summer of the Algerian war of independence, Cartouches Gauloises depicts events from the perspective of five boys: four French and one Algerian, Ali. The film addresses the issues of: prostitution; colonisation; war ethics, and birthright/ethnicity and belonging.

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Summer of '62 Directed by Mehdi Charef

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