The Battle Of Algiers authentically recreates the life-and-death struggle that took place in Algiers from 1954 to 1957, when the Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) began a guerrilla war against the French, using terrorism. The French sent paratroopers, which led to a regrettable catalogue of atrocities being committed by both sides. Unique, Award-winning, enthralling entertainment, The Battle Of Algiers is even more relevant in today's global political climate than ever before. EXTRAS "The Making of The Battle Of Algiers" an exclusive 20-minute interview with director Gillo Pontecorvo; "The Real Battle Of Algiers" an exclusive 20-minute interview with the film's co-producer, Saadi Yacef, himself a real-life leader of the FLN guerillas in Algiers.
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