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Le soleil assassiné (2003)

Jean Senac, a French settler in North Africa, poet and creator of radio programs, decided to stay in Algeria after the declaration of independence in 1962. Ten years later he is now under police surveillance.

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Abdelkrim Bahloul
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Berling ... Jean Sénac
Mehdi Dehbi ... Hamid
Ouassini Embarek Ouassini Embarek ... Belkacem
Clotilde de Bayser Clotilde de Bayser ... Nathalie Garrigue-Josse
Abbes Zahmani Abbes Zahmani ... Othmane
Julia Maraval Julia Maraval ... Keltoum
Lotfi Abdelli Lotfi Abdelli ... Zine
Fethi Haddaoui Fethi Haddaoui ... Homme interrogatoire
Hichem Rostom Hichem Rostom ... Bramsi
Alexis Loret Alexis Loret ... Jacques Miel
Hajar Nouma Hajar Nouma ... Brigitte
Lokman Nalcakan Lokman Nalcakan
Samir Ayadi Samir Ayadi
Nourredine Chaouch Nourredine Chaouch
Krimo Bouguetof Krimo Bouguetof ... (as Abdelkrim Bouguettouf)
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Jean Senac, a French settler in North Africa, poet and creator of radio programs, decided to stay in Algeria after the declaration of independence in 1962. Ten years later he is now under police surveillance.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Country:

France | Algeria | Belgium | Tunisia

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 August 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sun Assassinated See more »

Filming Locations:

Algeria See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Filmfest Hamburg)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Algeria.again
15 October 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

a theme defining the French cinema. the desire to explain and remind and criticize and not forget. in this case - to explore the real sens, at the personal level, of the birth of new country. result - a touching manifesto against dictatorship. a nuanced - admirable performance of Charles Berling. a new generation of young actors giving realistic and subtle portrait of a social crisis. a film about poetry and love and idealism. and about forms of survive. so, a remarkable film. about a slice of Algeria. convincing, bitter, useful.


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