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Le colonel Raoul Duplan
Robinson Stévenin ...
Le lieutenant Guy Rossi
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Le lieutenant Galois
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Le Père Rossi
Bruno Solo ...
Le commandant Reidacher
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René Ascensio
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Le sous-préfet
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Le capitaine Roger
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Commissaire Quitard
Jacques Boudet ...
Le sénateur-maire
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Le chef d'état-major
Bruno Lochet ...
L'adjudant Schmeck
Hervé Pauchon ...
Le commandant de Villedieu
Christophe Rouzaud ...
Le général Bibendum
Philippe Chevallier ...
Le directeur de l'école
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A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this murder. She receives the diary of Lieutenent Guy Rossi who served under The Colonel in Algeria in 1956, and has been reported as missing in action since 1957. The revelations found in Rossi's diary go far beyond The Colonel's actions in Algeria, and give an insight on how dirty Algeria's War for Independence really was. Written by Gonz30

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The fictitious Colonel Duplan is based on three real-life French officers. See more »

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Le colonel Raoul Duplan: Worn out Rossi?
Le lieutenant Guy Rossi: Morally, sir.
Le colonel Raoul Duplan: Morality is those 5 grenades.
Le lieutenant Guy Rossi: I'm not made for this.
Le colonel Raoul Duplan: No one is. But at least you don't enjoy it.
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Written by Camille Adrien
Performed by La Fanfare de Setif, Les Musiciens du Conservatoire D'Alger, Jean-Philippe Benesse, Ayumi Sunazaki and Pierre Doursaut
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Captivating!
11 September 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I attended the World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Incredibly shot, marvelous acting and a story that will make you think strongly not only about the situation then but of the situation in our current day world. Costa-Gavras' script (co-written with Jean-Claude Grumberg) is tight and stimulating.

I really hope to see this movie in theatres soon for every one to enjoy.

Terrific final cameo with Aznavour!

Congratulations guys.


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