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Focus on Algeria - JCC 2017
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Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina - Algeria


The film takes place during the Algerian War. A French officer, convinced that Algeria belongs to France, is confronted with a soldier refusing to shoot an Algerian fighter as ordered.

Technical details

Genre: Feature film
Duration: 114 minutes
Production year: 2015
Country: Algeria
Casting: Samir Boitard - Nicolas Bridet - Laurent Hennequin
Script: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
DOP: Alessandro Pesci
Editing: Herve Deluze - Marie Pierre Renaud
Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina

Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina was born on February 26, 1934 in M'sila, Algeria. He is a director and writer, known for «Chronicle of the years of fire» (1975) which won the Palme d’Or prize at Cannes Film Festival, «The wind of the Aures» (1967) and «Sandstorm» (1982).