Viva Algeria (Viva Laldjérie)

Media: DVD
Author/Director: Nadir Moknèche
Language: French
Subtitles: English

This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a photographer and mistress of a rich doctor, her mother Papicha, a former cabaret star, and her best friend Fifi, a prostitute, all live in a hotel in the city center of Algiers. Their difficult personal situation and the growing influence of Islam lead to dramatic consequences...

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MTLC ID: 3102