THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS :: A Gillo Pontecorvo feature film

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

ACCOLADES

:: Nominated for three Academy Awards, 1967 and 1969
:: Only film to be nominated for Oscars in two different years (1967 & 1969)
:: 99% critics rating, Rotten Tomatoes
:: 26th place, Top 100 Movies Of All Time, Rotten Tomatoes, 2018
:: 48th place, Critics Top 250 Films, Sight & Sound, 2012
:: 120th place, 500 Great Films Of All Time, Empire
:: 8.1 rating on IMDB
:: Golden Lion, Venice, 1966
:: UN Award, BAFTAs, 1972
:: Banned in France

CREDITS

:: Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
:: Writer: Franco Solinas

CAST

:: Jean Martin: Col. Mathieu
:: Yacef Saadi: Djafar
:: Brahim Hadjadj: Ali La Pointe