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Oscar®Oscar® Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

Outside the Law also known as “Hors-la-loi”

MPAA Rating: Unrated
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Primary Audience:
Adults
Genre:
Crime History War Drama
Length:
2 hr. 18 min.
Year of Release:
2010
USA Release:
November 3, 2010 (limited)
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war in the Bible

What is the Biblical perspective on war? Answer

death

boxing

political repression

arms trafficking

French colonialism

revenge

political activism

massacre

terrorism

prostitution

Featuring: Jamel Debbouze—Saïd
Roschdy Zem—Messaoud
Sami Bouajila—Abdelkader
Chafia Boudraa—La mère
Bernard Blancan—Colonel Faivre
Sabrina Seyvecou—Hélène
Assaad Bouab—Ali
Thibault de Montalembert—Morvan
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Director: Rachid Bouchareb
Producer: Tessalit Productions (Paris, France), Agence Algérienne pour le Rayonnement Culturel (AARC), more »
Distributor: Cohen Media Group

“Three brothers. One destiny. Freedom at all costs.”

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Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “After losing 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 interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.”

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