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The Battle of Algiers

The film tells the story of the 1950s, as Algerians began to struggle for independence from the French government. And since each side resort to the ever increasing brutality, there is no framework but violence everywhere.
Duration: 121 min
Quality: HD
Release: 1966
IMDb: 8.1
Keywords:  #Brahim Hadjadj #Gillo Pontecorvo #Jean Martin #The Battle of Algiers #Yacef Saadi
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Los Angeles Times
September 29, 2016
The film is not just a relentlessly gripping entertainment but also a cinematic Rorschach blot, a moral miasma that tosses our sympathies this way and that.
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Slant Magazine
July 01, 2012
The film establishes a kinetic documentary effect, making the impact of every shoot-out and explosion a deeply personal experience.
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February 02, 2017
The continued relevance of The Battle of Algiers is both a point of fascination and something to mourn.
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AV Club
October 05, 2016
It neither demonizes nor lionizes either side of the conflict, aiming for just-the-ugly facts objectivity. Nobody who sees it is likely to feel comforted, or even vindicated. The emotion it most frequently and fervently inspires is sorrow.
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The Nation
January 18, 2013
Its content has classic and tragic dimensions beyond politics.
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October 18, 2008
It's a dedicated effort with importance as a 'document.'
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October 12, 2016
illo Pontecorvo's fictional documentary classic of the mechanics of terrorism and counterterrorism is a tense, crack thriller and one of the greatest films to draw a portrait of both sides of urban conflict.
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Time Out
July 03, 2012
Essential viewing.
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Entertainment Weekly
August 04, 2011
Both a how-to manual for guerrilla terrorism and a cautionary tale about how to fight it. It's also quite possibly the finest war film ever made.
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March 24, 2012
This seminal. meticulously crafted work about Algiers struggle for freedom won the Venic Film Fest top award, and deservedly garnered Pontecorvo Oscar nominations as Best Director and Co-scribe.
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East Bay Express
January 10, 2017
Fifty years after its first run, The Battle of Algiers is still a cinematic stick of dynamite.
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Village Voice
October 05, 2016
It uses realism as an effect, documentary as a style. You feel that you're really there, and you can't help but be moved.
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