backtrack; La battaglia di Algeri (1965)

algiers

Ruthless docu-styled dramatization of the Algerian urban guerrilla struggle for independence. Scarily reminiscent of some of today’s conflicts, depicting the terrible cost of even a righteous rebellion.

Surprisingly reflective – almost neutral in viewpoint despite the extremely charged content. In my book of strong and sad anti-colonialist masterpieces.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s