The Battle of Algiers

Maarakat madinat al Jazaer
by Gillo Pontecorvo 2h1min Italy, Algeria 1966
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The Battle of Algiers
by Gillo Pontecorvo

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[ MPEG2 SD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Brahim Haggiag : Ali la Pointe
  • Yacef Saadi : Kader
  • Jean Martin : Colonel Mathieu
  • Ugo Paletti : Le capitaine
  • And with: Fusia El Kader, Samia Kerbash, Tommaso Neri, Mohamed Ben Kassen, Michele Kerbash


  • Director Gillo Pontecorvo
  • Scenario Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas
  • Photo director Marcello Gatti
  • Set Design Giovanni Axerio
  • Costume Design Sergio Canevari
  • Sound Omar Bouksani
  • Editing Mario Serandrei, Mario Morra
  • Original music Ennio Morricone, Gillo Pontecorvo
  • Producer Yacef Saadi, Antonio Musu
  • Excutive producer Fred Baker
  • Production Compagny Casbah Film, Igor Film
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1966
  • Release date for France10/21/1971
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageArabic, French, English
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