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Bab El-Oued City

Directed by Merzak Allouache
Algeria, France, 1994
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Bab El-Oued, a popular district of Algiers, in 1989, a few months after the riots. Boualem works at night in a bakery and steals the loudspeaker that was installed on his roof and was broadcasting the Imam’s word… therefore preventing him from sleeping.

Synopsis

Bab El-Oued, a popular district of Algiers, in 1989, a few months after the riots. Boualem works at night in a bakery and steals the loudspeaker that was installed on his roof and was broadcasting the Imam’s word… therefore preventing him from sleeping.

Bab El-Oued CityDirected byMerzak Allouache

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1994 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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