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Crépuscule Des Ombres (Twilight Of Shadows)
Veteran filmmaker Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina’s strikingly made TWILIGHT OF SHADOWS (Algeria’s official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film for the 2016 Academy Awards), is set against the backdrop of the Algerian War. A determined French commander, who believes Algeria belongs to France, must deal with a soldier who rebels when asked to execute an Algerian freedom fighter. The finale is set in the blistering desert as the soldier seeks to escape. Lakhdar-Hamina is one of the key names in Arab cinema and acclaimed for his epic CHRONICLE OF THE YEARS OF FIRE, which won the Cannes Palme d’Or in 1975.
2015 / Arabic and French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 110 mins
Genre: Drama and War
Programme: Arabian Nights
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 15+
Contains: Adult References and Violence
Director: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
Producer: Tarek Lakhdar Hamina, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
Scriptwriter: Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, Malik Lakhdar Hamina
DOP: Alessandro Pesci
Editor: Hervé Deluze, Marie Pierre Renaud
Composer: Vangelis
Cast: Samir Boitard, Laurent Hennequin, Nicolas Bridet, Mehdi Tahmi, Merouane Mansouri
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