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L'opium et le baton (1969)

| Action, Drama, War | 1973 (Italy)
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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Ahmed Rachedi

Writers:

Mouloud Mammeri (novel), Ahmed Rachedi (adaptation)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Marie-José Nat ... Farroudja
Sid Ali Kouiret Sid Ali Kouiret ... Ali
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Chaudier
Jean-Claude Bercq Jean-Claude Bercq ... Delécluze
Mustapha Kateb Mustapha Kateb ... Lazrak
Rouïched Rouïched ... Tayeb
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Djelloul Bachdjarah Djelloul Bachdjarah
Mahieddine Bachtarzi Mahieddine Bachtarzi ... (as Mahieddine Bachtazrzi)
Henri Cogan Henri Cogan
Brahim Hadjadj
Hassan Hassani Hassan Hassani ... Brahim Ben Brahim
Ahmed Kadir Ahmed Kadir
Fettouma Ousliha Fettouma Ousliha
Abdelhalim Rais Abdelhalim Rais
Larbi Zekkal Larbi Zekkal
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Storyline

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 guerrilla is active and the French military has to keep a close watch on the locals.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | War

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Country:

Algeria

Language:

French | Arabic

Release Date:

1973 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fighting Opium See more »

Filming Locations:

Kabylie, Algeria

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