Watch Outside the Law
- 2 hr 17 min
This film follows the lives of three Algerian brothers during the Algerian Independence movement and the Algerian War. The film begins in 1945 after the end of WWII and ends in 1962 after the end of the Algerian War. Stylistically it is reminiscent of film noir as well as many Western cowboy films. Said, Messaoud, and Abdelkader, are three brothers who find themselves Indochina, France, and fighting for Algerian independence on their home soil after losing their home in Algeria. Eventually they find themselves in Paris, France fighting for their ideals. The film was filmed in French and Algerian and gives a unique perspective of the time.