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During the first years of Algeria's independence, Djaffar and Hamid embrace a bright and promising future. After several decades, secrets and betrayals drive them apart.

Director:

Lyès Salem

Writer:

Lyès Salem (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lyès Salem ... Djaffar
Khaled Benaïssa Khaled Benaïssa ... Hamid
Djemel Barek Djemel Barek ... Saïd
Amal Kateb ... Halima
Najib Oudghiri Najib Oudghiri ... Farid
Sabrina Ouazani ... Nawel
Anne Zander ... Elizabeth
Boukefa Abdou ... Bachir (as Abou Boukefa)
Mathias Melloul Mathias Melloul ... Le jeune soldat français
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boukefa Abdullah Boukefa Abdullah ... Bachir
Kader Affak Kader Affak ... Zyad
Ahmed Benaissa Ahmed Benaissa ... Hassan
Samir El Hakim Samir El Hakim ... Medhi Laloui
Samuel Jouy Samuel Jouy ... French lieutenant
Amazigh Kateb Amazigh Kateb ... El Armador's Singer
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During the first years of Algeria's independence, Djaffar and Hamid embrace a bright and promising future. After several decades, secrets and betrayals drive them apart.

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Country:

Algeria | France

Language:

French | Arabic

Release Date:

19 November 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Man from Oran See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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23 May 2017 | by yassmaSee all my reviews

The movie was quite interesting. As an Algerian, i was very sensible and worrying. It tells the story of Algeria as a simple Algerian knows it. I had cried for the reality of simulating to the real events( the paralyzed president, the unqualified ministers, the system and everything). However the translation between the events was not bad but not good as well. it was a little bit tiring and boring. I recommend to everyone who wants to know how a simple Algerian is feeling right now ..


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