After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.
Three brothers. One destiny. Freedom at all costs.
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First our revolution, then you can do your boxing.
I'm fighting for the revolution my own way. If he wins, Algeria wins too. Imagine it: an Algerian champion of France! It'll be a great day.
No, that will be when an Algerian is the champion of Algeria!
Your boxer isn't French. He must fight for Algeria.
Leave sport out of it. You know nothing!
No, there's no room for personal passions! We must devote ourselves to the party. We serve a cause higher than any one of us! Understand?
22 September 2010 (France)
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Gross USA: $96,933
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $3,470,487
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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