THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS
SIGHT & SOUND 100 | #46
GILLO PONTECORVO | ITALY | 1966 | 121 MIN | NR | ARABIC, FRENCH, ENGLISH
A subtle endorsement of revolution from director Gillo Pontecorvo is an immaculate docudrama that viscerally depicts the valiant rebellion led by Algerian fighters suffocating under the weight of French colonial rule.
Cast: Brahim Hadjadi, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi