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The Winds of the Aures

Original title
Rih al awras
Running time
95 min.
Algeria Algeria
Tewfik Fares, Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
Philippe Arthuys
Drama. War | Colonialism
Synopsis / Plot
The film portrayed the story of an Algerian woman in search of her imprisoned sons during the Algerian war of independence. It may be considered in its own right the foundational stone of contemporary Algeria cinema and received the Best First Work Award at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival.
1967: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
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