The Battle of Algiers

Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels’ struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

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Film Cast:

  • Ali La Pointe: Brahim Hadjadj
  • Col. Mathieu: Jean Martin
  • Djafar: Yacef Saadi
  • One of the girls: Samia Kerbash
  • Captain: Ugo Paletti
  • Halima: Fusia El Kader
  • Petit Omar: Mohamed Ben Kassen
  • (uncredited): Gene Wesson

Film Crew:

  • Writer: Franco Solinas
  • Original Music Composer: Ennio Morricone
  • Executive Producer: Fred Baker
  • Editor: Mario Serandrei
  • Director of Photography: Marcello Gatti
  • Special Effects: Aldo Gasparri
  • Editor: Mario Morra
  • Production Design: Sergio Canevari
  • Music Director: Bruno Nicolai
  • Writer: Gillo Pontecorvo
  • First Assistant Editor: Anna Maria Montanari
  • Second Unit: Giuliano Montaldo
  • Camera Operator: Claudio Racca
  • Producer: Yacef Saadi
  • Producer: Antonio Musu
  • Assistant Director: Sarah Maldoror
  • Unit Publicist: Matteo Spinola
  • Assistant Director: Fernando Morandi
  • Production Manager: Sergio Merolle
  • Assistant Editor: Lina Caterini
  • Unit Publicist: Enrico Lucherini
  • Assistant Director: Moussa Haddad
  • Production Supervisor: Mohamed Hadj Smaïn
  • Sound Designer: Alberto Bartolomei
  • Hairstylist: Hamdi Mohamed
  • Makeup Artist: Maurizio Giustini
  • Camera Operator: Silvano Mancini
  • Gaffer: Nazzareno Belardinelli
  • Sound Designer: Omar Bouksani
  • Unit Publicist: Margherita Autuori
  • Production Manager: Nour-Eddine Brahimi

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