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XINGHUA SAN YUE TIAN

Yin LI

Country : China

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

Merzak ALLOUACHE - Script / Dialogue

Merzak ALLOUACHE - Director

Jean-Jacques MREJEN - Cinematography

Rachid BAHRI - Music

Marie COLONNA - Film Editor

Casting

Messaoud HATTOU - Mess

Nadia SAMIR - Ouardya

Hassan ABDOU - Boualem

Mohamed OURDACHE - Said

Mabrouk AIT AMARA - Mabrouk

Nadia KACI - Yamina

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Un Certain Regard Released on 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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