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The Other Shore (1997)

L'autre côté de la mer (original title)
This film deals with the aftermath of the Algerian war of liberation. Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman, manages an olive canning factory in Oran. He travels to Paris for a ... See full summary »

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Georges Montero
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Tarek Timzert
Catherine Hiegel ...
Maria
Marthe Villalonga ...
Marinette
Slimane Benaïssa ...
Boualem
Antoinette Moya ...
Claudine
Fattouma Ousliha Bouamari ...
Setti
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Nadia Aghardach
Sid Ahmed Agoumi
Saïd Amadis
Fadila Belkebla
Djaffar Bensetti
Ahmed Bensidhoum
Blaha Benziane
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This film deals with the aftermath of the Algerian war of liberation. Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman, manages an olive canning factory in Oran. He travels to Paris for a cataract operation. Marinette, his sister, and Belka, his friend and a recent immigrant, want him to return to France permanently. Friction develops between the two friends as Georges is pressured to sell his factory. Friendship developed between Georges and his surgeon, who as a French Arab has severed ties with his culture and country of origin. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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