Algeria

Les portes du soleil: Algérie pour toujours

Les portes du soleil: Algérie pour toujours

Les portes du soleil: Algérie pour toujours
IMDb: 4.1
92 min

An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.

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Genre: Action
Outside the Law

Outside the Law

Outside the Law
IMDb: 6.5
137 min

After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle.

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Days of Glory

Days of Glory

Days of Glory
IMDb: 7.0
128 min

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.

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Genre: Drama, History, War
Exils

Exils

Exils
IMDb: 6.8
104 min

One day Zano suggest a crazy idea to his companion Naïma: travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee.

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Z

Z

Z
IMDb: 8.3
127 min

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it\'s too late to save Z\'s life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

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The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers
IMDb: 8.1
121 min

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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