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Zabana! (2012)

Algeria's entry for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, "Zabana" chronicles the life of Ahmed Zabana, a man who fought for Algerian freedom in the Battle of Algiers. This film chronicles ... See full summary »

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Saïd Ould Khelifa
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Credited cast:
Imad Benchenni Imad Benchenni ... Ahmed Zabana
Khaled Benaïssa Khaled Benaïssa ... Ali Zamoum
Abdelkader Djeriou Abdelkader Djeriou ... Mahmoud Zertal (Zaban's lawyer)
Nicolas Pignon Nicolas Pignon ... Prison director
Abel Jafri ... Abdelkader Ferradj
Anne Richard Anne Richard ... Forest ranger's wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michel Aliaga Michel Aliaga
Brahim Arahmene Brahim Arahmene ... lawyer Amara
Frédéric Aubry Frédéric Aubry
Mustapha Ayad Mustapha Ayad ... The imam
Boubaker Benaissa Boubaker Benaissa ... prison guard Boualem
Abdelah Besseghir Abdelah Besseghir
Samir Bouanani Samir Bouanani ... Larbi Daho
Tayeb Bouchateh Tayeb Bouchateh ... Abdelhafid Boussouf
Éric Bougnon Éric Bougnon ... gendarme Nestor (as Eric Bougnon)
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Algeria's entry for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, "Zabana" chronicles the life of Ahmed Zabana, a man who fought for Algerian freedom in the Battle of Algiers. This film chronicles Zabana's fight to free his country to independence, and his death at the hands of French authorities.

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Drama | History | War

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The official entry of Algeria to the Best Foreign Language Film of the 85th Academy Awards 2013. See more »

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Country:

Algeria

Release Date:

7 September 2012 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Oran, Algeria See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Laïth Média See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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