La battaglia di Algeri is a 1966 Arabic-language Drama War film written by Gillo Pontecorvo and Franco Solinas. The movie is directed by Gillo Pontecorvo and produced by Antonio Musu and Saadi Yacef. A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are king independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it. Written by John Vogel. La battaglia di algeri stars Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Brahim Haggiag, Tommaso Neri, Brahim Hadjadj, Yacef Saadi and Gene Wesson. The music was composed by Ennio Morricone along with Gillo Pontecorvo. Cinematography was done by Marcello Gatti and editing by Mario Morra and Mario Serandrei. The motion picture has a running time of 120 minutes. It was released on 9th September 1966 in Arabic and French languages. La battaglia di Algeri was made on a budget of $0 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $0 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Rizzoli.
Arabic, French, English
Drama , War
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