first scene gets me every time...bomb carriers...a film banned in France until the 1970s

first scene gets me every time...bomb carriers...a film banned in France until the 1970s

Pontecorvo, Gillo: The Battle of Algiers http://search.lib.cam.ac.uk/?itemid=|depfacozdb|461037

Pontecorvo, Gillo: The Battle of Algiers http://search.lib.cam.ac.uk/?itemid=|depfacozdb|461037

La Battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri)

La Battaglia di Algeri (The Battle of Algiers) - Rotten Tomatoes

Jean Martin as paratrooper Col. Mathieu, in Gillo Pontecorvo's "The Battle of Algiers," 1966.

Jean Martin as paratrooper Col. Mathieu, in Gillo Pontecorvo's "The Battle of Algiers," 1966.

The Battle of Algiers (Arabic: معركة الجزائر‎; French: La Bataille d'Alger; Italian: La battaglia di Algeri) is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War (1954–62) against The French Government in North Africa, the most prominent being the titular Battle of Algiers. It was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. The film has been critically celebrated and often taken, by insurgent groups and states alike, as an important commentary on urban guerilla warfare.

The Battle of Algiers (Arabic: معركة الجزائر‎; French: La Bataille d'Alger; Italian: La battaglia di Algeri) is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War (1954–62) against The French Government in North Africa, the most prominent being the titular Battle of Algiers. It was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. The film has been critically celebrated and often taken, by insurgent groups and states alike, as an important commentary on urban guerilla warfare.

"The Battle of Algiers (1966)" "In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government." Reviewing interviews via "Voices of the Middle East & North Africa 01.04.17" https://kpfa.org/episode/voices-of-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-january-4-2017/

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

"The Battle of Algiers (1966)" "In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government." Reviewing interviews via "Voices of the Middle East & North Africa 01.04.17" https://kpfa.org/episode/voices-of-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-january-4-2017/

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