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The Battle of Algiers

La battaglia di Algeri

directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
Italy, 1966
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Synopsis

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.

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