Outside the Law

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama
Running Time:  138 min.
Release Date: March 25, 2011 (limited)
DVD: August 2, 2011

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Chafia Boudraa, Bernard Blancan, Sabrina Seyvecou


When they lose their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.

Director: Rachid Bouchareb
Studio: Cohen Media Group
Producer(s): Jean Bréhat
Screenplay: Rachid Bouchareb
Official Site: www.tadrart.com/tessalit/horslaloi/index.html

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  • 5 stars "Interesting movie about the Algerian struggle for independence. Awesome reunion of cast members from Days of Glory. Well paced, well written, well acted and all around great movie. Highly recommended."