BLIDA JOINVILLE

By Abdenour ZAHZAH

THALA FILMS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2017


    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama, Biography, Historical
    • Countries
    • ALGERIA
    • Languages
    • ALGERIAN, FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 120 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Abdenour ZAHZAH
    • Writer(s)
    • Abdenour ZAHZAH
    • Producer(s)
    • Faysal HAMMOUM (Thala Films), Yacine BOUAZIZ (Thala Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Three crucial years (1953-1956) in the life of Frantz Fanon. In 1953 he was appointed Head of the Psychiatry Service at the hospital of Blida.
      With a team of nurses, he revolutionized psychiatric practice against the violence of the racist colonial psychiatry and the practices of the dominant psychiatry in his time
      He came into contact with the National Liberation Front and set a day service to care for the Algerian fighters. He also received private visits of the torturers of the French police in his villa of function. He ended up choosing the camp of Algerians against his "privileged" position as a public servant in a French hospital on a colonised land ...
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