Opium and the Stick

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Opium and the Stick

africa colonialism algerian war guerre d’algérie maghreb

Opium and the Stick

Release Date: September 14, 1970

Year    :   1970
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Action, Drama, War
Production Companies    :   Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (ONCIC)
Director    :   Ahmed Rachedi
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Ahmed Rachedi, Mouloud Mammeri
RunTime    :   137 mins.

An Algerian doctor decides to leave the troubles in Algiers and goes back to his hometown, a small village lost in the mountains. There, however, the situation is explosive as well, as the guerilla is active and the French military has to keep a close watch on the locals...

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