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The Battle of Algiers

La battaglia di Algeri

directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
Italy 1966
  • 117 min
3,983 Ratings


One of the most influential political films in history, Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers (La bataille d’Alger) vividly recreates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s.