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    BAB EL-OUED CITY
    Un Certain Regard

    BAB EL-OUED CITY

    Directed by : Merzak ALLOUACHE

    Country : ALGERIA, FRANCE Length : 93 minutes

    International Critic's Prize by the F.I.P.R.E.S.C.I. (tied) , 1994

    Synopsis

    Bab el-Oued is working class district of Algiers, shortly after the bloody riots of October 1988. Boualem is a young worker in the district bakery. He works hard at night and sleeps during the day. One morning, he commits a "foolish" act which puts the entire district in turmoil. A group of young extremists headed by Saïd, sets out in the search of the culprit of this "provocative" act with the intention of making an example by punishing him. Violence settles in and quickly develops when Yamina, Saïd's younger sister, is caught while meeting Boualem, with whom she is secretly in love.

    Credits

    - Director

    - Script / Dialogue

    - Cinematography

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    Casting

    - Mess

    - Ouardya

    - Boualem

    - Said

    - Mabrouk

    - Yamina

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    Un Certain Regard Merzak ALLOUACHE

    BAB EL-OUED CITY

    Bab el-Oued is working class district of Algiers, shortly after the bloody riots of October 1988. Boualem is a young worker in the district bakery. He...
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