The Battle of Algiers

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The Battle of Algiers
Part of the Series: Criterion Essential Collection

2 hrs 1 min

One of the most influential political films in history, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, by Gillo Pontecorvo, vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. As...

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Gillo Pontecorvo
Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef
The Criterion Collection