ALGIER-BEYROUTH SO FAR SO NEAR

Synopsis

Laurence, a great reporter for a Parisian newspaper, meets Rachid, an Algerian journalist, in Beirut during the hardest period of the war. She will discover Rachid’s terrible secret as a victim of Algerian Integrist. Merzak Allouache made this film in memory of his friend, a writer and journalist, who has been killed in Alger.

  • Support location

    Super 16 mm
  • Author

    Merzak ALLOUACHE
  • Cast

    Cast:
    Fabienne BABE, Georges CORRAFACE

    Original Score : René-Marc BINI
    Editions CINETEVE
  • Distributor

    France Télévision Distribution
  • Festival

    Séléctions

    Festival Antenna Cinéma à Pardoue 1999
    9 ème Festival du Cinéma Africain de Milan 1999 / Italie
    Festival international du Film d'Amour de Mons 1999/ Belgique
    Journées du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Heidelberg 1999 / Allemagne
    Festival internationnal du Film du Caire 1998 / Egypte
    14 ème Festival international du film de Haifa 1998 / Belgique
    51 ème Festival international du Film de Locarno 1998/ Suisse
    4 ème biennale des Films Arabes à l'institut du Monde Arabe 1998 / Paris