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L'ennemi intime (2007)

 |  Drama, History, War  |  2 October 2009 (USA)
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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.

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Lieutenant Terrien
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Sergent Dougnac
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Commandant Vesoul
Marc Barbé ...
Capitaine Berthaut
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Le sergent tortionnaire
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Idir Danoun (as Fellag)
Lounès Tazairt ...
Saïd
Abdelhafid Metalsi ...
Rachid
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Lefranc
Lounès Machene ...
Amar
Adrien Saint-Joré ...
Lacroix
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Delmas
Ange Ruzé ...
Théron
Salem Aït-Ali-Belkacem ...
Ouramdam
Antoine Laurent ...
Maheu
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A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence.

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The wounds of war never heal. [Scandinavian DVD.]

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Der Feind in den eigenen Reihen - Intimate Enemies  »

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The film was shot in 48 days, by working 6 days a week. See more »

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When the platoon is ambushed, the radio operator reports that they are being fired upon by MG-42s, which are captured German machine guns from the Second World War. These machine guns have a high rate of fire and produce a different sound than that edited into the film. See more »

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Version of L'ennemi intime (2002) See more »

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Written by Jacques Larue, Mario Panzeri, Sandro Taccani, Vincenzo di Paola
Performed by Dalida
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amazing, gripping movie
16 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An incredibly-filmed, gripping, and haunting movie about the horrors of guerrilla warfare, from the perspective of French troops in Algeria. The film is hypnotizing in its portrayal of the way in which violence and torture end up shattering these men's psyche and spirit.

The movie is also a good reminder of the hypocrisy of imperial powers. Many French fought the Nazi Germans when they invaded their country in the name of "freedom", but just 20 years later they were trying to crush the Algerian resistance for doing exactly the same thing: opposing a foreign, colonial occupation of their land. Yet the movie avoids simplistic dichotomies and, far from romanticizing the Algerian FLN, it crudely shows the atrocities committed by both sides. The landscapes in which the action takes place are mesmerizing in their crude, gripping, raw beauty.


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