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3.6
8 Ratings

The Citadel

El Kalaa

Directed by Mohamed Chouikh
Algeria, 1988
Drama

Synopsis

Village attitudes, the male-female divide, polygamy, hypocrisy and human cruelty all colour this tale of a search for love in the desert. Kadour is a rich yet naive young man hoping for the respectable and happy marriage that is expected of him but is punished at every turn. A critical look at the H

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The Citadel Directed by Mohamed Chouikh