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Harragas (2009)

Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we ... See full summary »

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Merzak Allouache
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lamia Boussekine Lamia Boussekine ... Imène
Nabil Asli Nabil Asli ... Rachid
Samir El Hakim Samir El Hakim ... Mustapha
Seddik Benyagoub Seddik Benyagoub ... Nasser
Mohamed Terekkat Mohamed Terekkat ... Hakim
Okacha Touita Okacha Touita ... Hassan
Yassine Naceur Yassine Naceur ... Omar
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Storyline

Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we meet one such group, Rachid, Nasser and Imene who pay a smuggler, Hassan, to take them to Spain in his rickety boat. Along with a group of African and Arab migrants, they are risking all they have to cross the stormy Straits. Written by Dubai International Film Festival

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

Algeria | France

Language:

Arabic | French

Release Date:

24 February 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Burn See more »

Filming Locations:

Sablettes, Mostaganem, Algeria See more »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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