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Ahdat sanawovach el-djamr (1975)

The beginings of the Algerian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a peasant.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yorgo Voyagis ... Ahmed
Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina ... Le conteur fou
Leila Shenna Leila Shenna ... La femme
Cheikh Nourredine Cheikh Nourredine ... L'ami
François Maistre François Maistre ... Le contremaître de la carrière
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yahia Ben Mabrouk Yahia Ben Mabrouk ... Kouider
Hacène Benzerari Hacène Benzerari
Henri Czarniak Henri Czarniak ... (as Henry Czarniak)
Hassan El Amir Hassan El Amir
Mohamed Hadj Smaïn Mohamed Hadj Smaïn ... Slimane
Brahim Hadjadj
Hassan Hassani Hassan Hassani
Mohammed Kouiret Mohammed Kouiret
Sid Ali Kouiret Sid Ali Kouiret
Abdelhalim Rais Abdelhalim Rais
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Winner of the prestigious Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1975, Chronicle of the Years of Embers portrays Algeria's struggle for independence from French colonial rule. The story follows a peasant's migration from his drought-stricken village to his eventual participation with the Algerian resistance movement, just prior to the outbreak of the Algerian War of Independence. Written by The Dude <mezzodon@yahoo.com>

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Country:

Algeria

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

26 November 1975 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Chronicle of the Burning Years See more »

Filming Locations:

Laghouat, Algeria See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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This film was the first Arabic and Afriacan movie to win the Palme d'Or in 1975, the highest prize in Cannes Film Festival. See more »

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wonderful
8 December 2001 | by a3xxSee all my reviews

I saw this movie several times with the same pleasure each time, it is about the struggle for freedom of the Algerian people, and the huge sacrifices made by them to gain independence and liberty, for whom who are interested in knowing some of the glorious history of Algeria, this film is a bible, and for those just interested in freedom struggle this movie is a reference.


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