Outside the Law
Outside the Law
Directed by Rachid Bouchareb
Starring Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila
Theatrical Release date November 03, 2010
Run time 138 min
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Synopsis
From writer/director Rachid Bouchareb (Days of Glory and Dust of Life) comes the Academy Award® nominated thriller Outside the Law, the story of three brothers who fight for Algeria’s independence from France after World War II. After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement; Saïd moves to Paris to make his 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.
Reviews
“Sweeping and powerful.”
Stephen Holden
“A potent piece of entertainment.”
Kenneth Turan
“Superb… part political thriller, part historic polemic, and part gangster movie.”
Joseph Smigelski
“A suspenseful and lavish epic.”
Lou Lumenick
“A monumental film.”
Jeffery Lyons
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