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The Man from Oran


Directed by Lyès Salem
Algeria, France, 2014


During the first heady years that followed Algeria’s independence, two friends, Djaffar and Hamid, look forward to a fine future in a free Algeria. But there comes a day when betrayal separates them.

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The Man from Oran Directed by Lyès Salem

Awards & Festivals

Lumiere Awards

2015 | Nominee: Best French-Language Foreign Film

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2014 | Winner: Best Director from the Arab World (New Horizons Competition)

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