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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The French air force plane in 1953 in Indochina seems to be a today's Hercule C130, instead of a Noratlas that was used then. See more
Viet Minh Propagandist
[unseen, via loudspeaker, to French-led Northern African prisoners of war
You, the colonized Africans, you must follow the example of the Vietnamese people. Your brothers, your wives and your children have a right to justice and freedom! Fighters, do not be the colonists' slaves any longer. Witness the Vietnamese victory, and break free of your chains!
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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