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Chronicle of the Years of Fire (1975)

Chronique des années de braise (original title)
The beginings of the Algerian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a peasant.
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Credited cast:
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Ahmed
Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina ...
Le conteur fou
Leila Shenna ...
La femme
Cheikh Nourredine ...
L'ami
François Maistre ...
Le contremaître de la carrière
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri Czarniak ...
(as Henry Czarniak)
Hassan El Amir
Mohamed Hadj Smaïn ...
Hassan Hassani
Mohammed Kouiret
Sid Ali Kouiret
Abdelhalim Rais
Jacques Richard
Sissani
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Winner of the prestigious Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1975, Chronicle of the Years of Embers portrays Algeria's struggle for independence from French colonial rule. The story follows a peasant's migration from his drought-stricken village to his eventual participation with the Algerian resistance movement, just prior to the outbreak of the Algerian War of Independence. Written by The Dude <mezzodon@yahoo.com>

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Algerian's official submission to the 48th Academy Awards for the Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »

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wonderful
8 December 2001 | by (france) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie several times with the same pleasure each time, it is about the struggle for freedom of the Algerian people, and the huge sacrifices made by them to gain independence and liberty, for whom who are interested in knowing some of the glorious history of Algeria, this film is a bible, and for those just interested in freedom struggle this movie is a reference.


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