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Days of Glory (2006)
"Indigènes" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, War  |  27 September 2006 (France)
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During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

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Yassir
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Abdelkader
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Sergent Roger Martinez
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Caporal Leroux
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Larbi
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Aurélie Eltvedt ...
Irène
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Le journaliste
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Capitaine Martin
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Touré (as Diouc Koma)
Philippe Beglia ...
Rambert
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Algeria, 1943, through Italy and France, to Alsace in early 1945, with a coda years later. Arabs volunteer to fight Nazis to liberate France, their motherland. We follow Saïd, dirt poor, an orderly for a grizzled sergeant, Martinez, a pied noir with some willingness to speak up for his Arab troops; Messaoud, a crack shot, who in Province falls in love with a French woman who loves him back; and Abdelkader, a corporal, a budding intellectual with a keen sense of injustice. The men fight with courage against a backdrop of small and large indignities: French soldiers get better food, time for leave, and promotions. Is the promise of liberty, equality, and fraternity hollow? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for war violence and brief language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

€14,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,521 (USA) (16 February 2007)

Gross:

$317,594 (USA) (20 April 2007)
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The right arm of the actor Jamel Debbouze is paralyzed since an accident in his youth. But this fact is in the film totally ignored. Jamel carries a gun around with him, although he could not fire them. See more »

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Military trucks used in the Italian front look like US M35 Vietnam era vehicles, WWII US trucks look very different. See more »

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1945 you say ?
29 September 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I did not know what to expect from this movie starring guys like Djamel Debbouzze or Samy Naceri, more used to non sense jokes and wrong way taxi driving, but I must say I was astonished.

First pictures are beautiful, dialogs and pace slow but efficient.

Second the way the four main characters perform is great (although Naceri is maybe not quite as good as the three others). All moved by different motivations, they have a sole dream: to be a real part of it, a part of the French country they have been fighting for. And they make you believe it. Not only because they fit perfectly into their roles, but also because the suffering and the inequalities they undergo in the war fields of the movie still exist six decades after in their every day life.

"All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others". True it was in Provence or in Alsace, true it is in today's France.

To me this film is more than the French Private Ryan, it is a subtle way to ask: "how much more is it going to take before we can all be on the same boat ?" Go and see it.


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