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Hors la loi (2010)

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Worldwide Box Office $1,459,269
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Outside the Law is the story of three brothers who fight for Algeria's independence from France after World War II. After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement; 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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76% - Certified Fresh
65% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 3rd, 2010 (Limited) by Cohen Media Group, released as Outside the Law
MPAA Rating: R for violence.
(Rating bulletin 2175, 6/8/2011)
Running Time: 138 minutes
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Keywords: Foreign Language, Political, War, World War II
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Tessalit Prods, Tassili Films, Novak Prods, Quinta Communications, Eagle Pictures, Canal Plus, l’Agence Algerienne pour le Rayonnement Culturel, RTBF, StudioCanal, France 2 Cinema, France 3 Cinema, Cofinova 6, A Plus Image, Cinemage 4, Uni Etoile 7
Production Countries: Algeria,


Bernard Blancan    Colonel Faivre
Chafia Boudraa    La mere
Sabrina Seyvecou    Helene
Assaad Bouab    Ali
Thibault de Montalembert    Morvan
Samir Guesmi    Otmani
Jean Pierre Lorit    Picot
Ahmed Benaissa    Le pere
Larbi Zekal    Le caid
Louiza Nehar   
Mourad Khen    Sanjak
Mohamed Djouhri   
Mustapha Bendou   
Abdelkader Secteur    Hamid

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Jean Brehat
Executive Producer    Muriel Merlin
Co-Producer    Tarek Ben Ammar
Co-Producer    Jamel Debbouze
Co-Producer    Mustapha Orif
Co-Producer    Olivier Dubois
Screenwriter    Olivier Lorelle
Screenwriter    Rachid Bouchareb

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