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The Battle of Algiers
# 103  The Battle of Algiers (1965, Gillo Pontecorvo)  Ranked # 103
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AKA La Battaglia di Algeri
Group Ennio Morricone - Composer
Released 1965   (original release year)   Release Dates - IMDB
Director Gillo Pontecorvo
Countries Algeria / Italy
Starring Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash, Ugo Paletti
Genres Drama / War
Language French
Color B&W
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Academy Awards  -  1966 Foreign Language Film Nominee
AFI Desk Reference : Notable Films  -  1966    Book
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2002  -  #25  (7 votes)
BFI Sight and Sound Top Ten Poll 2012  -  #34  (45 votes)
Roger Ebert : Reviews  -  
Roger Ebert : 10 Best Movies of the Year  -  1968  #1
Roger Ebert : The Great MoviesReview  Read more about The Battle of Algiers
Empire  -  Review  Read more about The Battle of Algiers
Empire : The 100 Best Films of World Cinema  -  #6    Review  Read more about The Battle of Algiers
The Guardian : 1000 Films to See Before You DieWebsite
Halliwell's Top 1000  -  #32    Book
Have You Seen . . . ?: A Personal Introduction to 1,000 FilmsBook
Leonard Maltin : Movie Guides  -  Book
The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies...Review  Read more about The Battle of Algiers    Book
1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die : 2004, 2007, 2011Book
TV Guide Film & Video Companion 2006  -  Review  Read more about The Battle of Algiers
Venice International Film Festival  -  1966 Golden Lion of San Marco Winner
The Village Voice Film GuideBook