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The Battle of Algiers

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The Battle of Algiers

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
Wide Release Date:
01/09/04
performer:
Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin
director:
Gillo Pontecorvo
distributor:
Rialto Pictures
author:
Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas
genre:
Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it an A-

Rereleased in selected cities, Gillo Pontecorvo’s seismic 1965 docudrama about the Algerian revolution anatomizes modern terrorist warfare: the cells, the cultish leaders, the brute cycle of attack and counterattack.

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