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Viva Laldj?erie : Viva Algeria.

Moknèche, Nadir. (Screenwriter, Director). Bastaroli, Pierre, 1961- (Composer). Azabal, Lubna. (Actor). Biyouna (Actor). Kaci, Nadia (Actor). Naciri, Jalil. (Actor). Zahmani, Abbes. (Actor). Giorgetti, Florence. (Actor). Tazairt, Lounès. (Actor). Isker, Akim. (Actor). Brown, James (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 113 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement : 2004.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Nadir Mokneche.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Jalil Naciri, Abbes Zahmani, Florence Giorgetti, Loun?es Tazairt, Akim Isker.
Summary, etc.:
A mother, her daughter and a prostitute have been living in a hotel in the heart of Algiers amid creeping fundamentalism. Goucem, the daughter, has chosen a modern, emancipated life, spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Fifi, her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a local protector. Papicha, the mother, eats pizzas in front of the television, torn between fear and nostalgia for the cabaret days of her youth. Known in Europe as the North African Pedro Almodovar, filmmaker Nadir Mokneche weaves a richly drawn portrait of women exiled in their own country.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Mother and child > Drama.
Prostitution > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Algeria > Drama.
Algeria > Social life and customs > Drama.
Algeria > Social conditions > Drama.
Algeria > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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