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During the Algerian War (1954-1962), many impoverished young Algerian men, known as « Harkis », volunteered to join the French Army. Salah and Kaddour find themselves under the orders of Lieutenant Pascal. But as the conflict draws to an end, the prospect (...)
Amin came from Senegal nine years ago to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïsha and their three children. His work is his life, his friends the men who live with him in the social home. Aïsha sees her husband only once or twice a year, for a week (...)
Samia is the sixth of eight children from an immigrant Algerian family, who have a strict approach to the education of girls. She lives with her family near Marseille.Her development into adolescence takes place at the same time as her eldest sister, Amel, (...)
Esther is elderly. She is also Jewish. She requires constant nursing, but her sturdy ill-temper runs through nursing assistants like nobody's business. Yvette, her most recent victim, has just handed her notice in, joining a long line of predecessors. Elie, (...)
Between July 1989 and M ay 1990, a young 32-year-old woman keeps a journal of her final months. She is dying of AIDS. Through her awkward though deliberate writings, requiring every ounce of her strength, we encounter her daily struggle to survive. The (...)
Philippe Faucon was born in Oujda, Morocco and studied at the Université d'Aix-en-Provence in France. His feature films include L'Amour (89), Sabine (92), Muriel fait le désespoir de ses parents (95), Mes Dix-sept Ans (96),Les Étrangers (99), Samia (00), Grégoire peut mieux faire (01) and La Trahison (05).