The story of the film revolves around the epic of Sheikh Bouamama, a leader of the national resistance in Algeria during the French colonial era. The events are taking place in southwestern... See full summary »

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Benamar Bakhti (as Benamar Bahti)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Athmane Ariout Athmane Ariout ... Cheikh Bouamama
Robert Bazil Robert Bazil
Ahmed Benaissa Ahmed Benaissa
Mustapha Chougrani Mustapha Chougrani
Pierre Fromont Pierre Fromont
Benyoucef Hattab Benyoucef Hattab
Alain Janey Alain Janey
Sissani Sissani
Nadia Talbi Nadia Talbi
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The story of the film revolves around the epic of Sheikh Bouamama, a leader of the national resistance in Algeria during the French colonial era. The events are taking place in southwestern Algeria. The film also tells about different stages of the resistance, especially about one of the uprisings of the Algerian people, namely "the battle of the sons of Sidi Sheikh Bouamama", in which French General Leuti was appointed to try to suppress and end this resistance. Written by akram gus

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Country:

Algeria

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

July 1985 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama See more »

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