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The Resource La bataille d'Alger : The battle of Algiers, Casbah Film ; Igor Film ; production Casbah Films, Igor Film ; produced by Yacef Saadi ; screenplay by Franco Solinas ; directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, (videorecording)

La bataille d'Alger : The battle of Algiers, Casbah Film ; Igor Film ; production Casbah Films, Igor Film ; produced by Yacef Saadi ; screenplay by Franco Solinas ; directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, (videorecording)

Label
La bataille d'Alger : The battle of Algiers
Title
La bataille d'Alger
Title remainder
The battle of Algiers
Statement of responsibility
Casbah Film ; Igor Film ; production Casbah Films, Igor Film ; produced by Yacef Saadi ; screenplay by Franco Solinas ; directed by Gillo Pontecorvo
Title variation
Battle of Algiers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ara
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • fre
Summary
Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Battaglia di Algeri (Motion picture)
Credits note
Production design, Sergio Canevari ; editors, Mario Serandrei and Mario Morra ; director of photography, Marcello Gatti ; music, Ennio Morricone and Gillo Pontecorvo
Language note
In French and Arabic track ; with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Samia Kerbash, Ugo Paletti, Fusia El Kader, Omar
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1919-2006
  • 1927-1982
  • 1928-
  • 1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pontecorvo, Gillo
  • Solinas, Franco
  • Haggiag, Brahim
  • Martin, Jean
  • Saadi, Yacef
  • Kerbash, Samia
  • Paletti, Ugo
  • El Kader, Fusia
  • Sy, Omar
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Casbah Films
  • Igor Film
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
122
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
249
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jabhat al-Taḥrīr al-Qawmī
  • Algeria
  • Kasbah (Algiers, Algeria)
  • Torture
  • Terrorism
  • Autonomy
Technique
live action
Label
La bataille d'Alger : The battle of Algiers, Casbah Film ; Igor Film ; production Casbah Films, Igor Film ; produced by Yacef Saadi ; screenplay by Franco Solinas ; directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Features: production stills gallery ; original theatrical & re-release trailers ; Gillo Pontecorvo featurette (37 min., 1992) ; making of featurette ; five contemporary directors discuss the film ; "Remembering history" documentary about the Algerian Revolution (69 min.) ; excepts from Patrick Rotman's documentary "Etats d'armes" (28 min.) ; a conversation about the contemporary relevance of The battle of Algiers between former National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism Richard A. Clarke, former State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism, author Michael A. Sheehan, and Chief of Investigative Projects for ABC News Christopher Isham ; Gillo Pontecorvo's return to Algiers (58 min., 1992) ; chapter access
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm55859304
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028876
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429195628
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BAT120
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780028876
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La bataille d'Alger : The battle of Algiers, Casbah Film ; Igor Film ; production Casbah Films, Igor Film ; produced by Yacef Saadi ; screenplay by Franco Solinas ; directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Features: production stills gallery ; original theatrical & re-release trailers ; Gillo Pontecorvo featurette (37 min., 1992) ; making of featurette ; five contemporary directors discuss the film ; "Remembering history" documentary about the Algerian Revolution (69 min.) ; excepts from Patrick Rotman's documentary "Etats d'armes" (28 min.) ; a conversation about the contemporary relevance of The battle of Algiers between former National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism Richard A. Clarke, former State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism, author Michael A. Sheehan, and Chief of Investigative Projects for ABC News Christopher Isham ; Gillo Pontecorvo's return to Algiers (58 min., 1992) ; chapter access
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm55859304
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (122 min.)
Isbn
9780780028876
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429195628
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
BAT120
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780028876
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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