The Battle Of Algiers

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

A powerful battle cry for Marxist revolutionaries, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS details the struggle for Algerian independence from France. The film opens in 1957, as a tortured Arab prisoner informs against Ali la Pointe (Haggiag), the last surviving member of the FLN (Algerian Liberation Front). As French soldiers surround Ali's apartment, Colonel Mathieu (Martin)...read more

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The Battle Of Algiers - Trailer
01:57 — Algiers, 1957: French paratroopers inch their way through the labyrinthine byways of the Casbah to zero in on the hideout of the last rebel still free (more…)
The Battle Of Algiers - Official Trailer
02:23 — Algiers, 1957: French paratroopers inch their way through the labyrinthine byways of the Casbah to zero in on the hideout of the last rebel still free (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening Credits
Opening credit sequence from Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiers, 1966.
(Movie Clip) Execution
Saari (non-professional actor Yacef Saadi) witnesses an execution in a French colonial prison in this early scene from Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Al (more…)
(Movie Clip) General Strike
French colonial authorities launch their response to a general strike in the Casbah ghetto in 1962, in director Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiers, (more…)
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04:43 — Fifth part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.
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04:29 — Eleventh part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.
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04:29 — Fourth part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.
NYFF - Q & A XII
04:43 — Twelfth part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.
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04:29 — Eighth part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.
NYFF - Q & A II
04:29 — Second part of the question and answer session for The Battle of Algiers at the New York Film Festival.

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