OUTSIDE THE LAW

HORS LA LOI

By Rachid BOUCHAREB

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Drama - Completed 2009

In Paris, the conflicting destinies of three brothers during the struggle for Algerian independance from Academy Award-nominated director Rachid Bouchareb.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ALGERIA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH, ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 140 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Rachid BOUCHAREB
    • Writer(s)
    • Rachid BOUCHAREB
    • Synopsis
    • After losing their family home in Algeria to unscrupulous French settlers and local collaborators, three brothers are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independance movement; Saïd moves to Paris to make fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.
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