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The Battle of Algiers
The Battle of Algiers
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THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS

La battaglia di Algeri

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Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
Italy, Algeria, 1966
War, History

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1950s Algeria: Ali La Pointe is recruited to join the National Liberation Front, becoming involved in its armed insurgency against the French colonial powers. French paratrooper Colonel Mathieu is entrusted with squelching the uprisings. As violence escalates on each side, no act is too unthinkable.

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1950s Algeria: Ali La Pointe is recruited to join the National Liberation Front, becoming involved in its armed insurgency against the French colonial powers. French paratrooper Colonel Mathieu is entrusted with squelching the uprisings. As violence escalates on each side, no act is too unthinkable.

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