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City of Shadows (2010)

La cité (original title)
A doctor broken by 8 years of war in North Africa tries to come back home. On his way, he is faced with a bigger challenge: save a city from the plague... And from madness.

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Maxime Vincent
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Colonel Julien Mandel
Pierre Lebeau ...
Dr. Greg
Vincent Winterhalter ...
Félix Lamy
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Malika
François Nadin ...
Soldat Christian Deroche
Lotfi Abdelli ...
Soufik
Arbi Bibi ...
Youssef
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Georges
Abdelwaheb Jemli ...
Soldat Jeremy
Aymen Jaziri ...
Soldat Jean
Aymen Mabrouk ...
Patak
Rafia Belhout ...
La voyante
Cyrine Habib ...
Paola
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A doctor broken by 8 years of war in North Africa tries to come back home. On his way, he is faced with a bigger challenge: save a city from the plague... And from madness.

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8 February 2010 (USA)  »

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$4,800,000 (estimated)
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A really interesting movie
31 August 2013 | by (Brantford, Canada) – See all my reviews

Really enjoyed this movie which was a bit different from the typical Hollywood movie about the US versus the Natives as in DANCES WITH WOLVES. The same points made in those type of movies are also made here but with an important exception in that the good guys and the bad guys are shown to be on both sides. I especially liked the justification the Lieutentant gives for doing what he does. There is some really fine acting by all concerned and the overall "look" of the movie is stunning. I would recommend watching the movie in French with the subtitles as I cannot stand dubbed movies and fear that it would spoil my enjoyment of a fine movie.


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