The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama

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The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama

france africa french colonialism algerian war (1954-62) algerian history maghreb algerian resistance

The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama

Release Date: January 07, 1985

Year    :   1985
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   War, Action, History
Production Companies    :   Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (ONCIC), Radiodiffusion Télévision Algérienne (RTA)
Director    :   Benamar Bakhti
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Djilali Sari, Boualem Bessaïh
RunTime    :   178 mins.

The story of the film revolves around the epic of Sheikh Bouamama, a leader of the national resistance in Algeria during the French colonial era. The events are taking place in southwestern Algeria. The film also tells about different stages of the resistance, especially about one of the uprisings of the Algerian people, namely "the battle of the sons of Sidi Sheikh Bouamama", in which French General Leuti was appointed to try to suppress and end this resistance.

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