Bab el-oued City

Merzak Allouache, Algeria, 1994

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Duration

94 Min.

Language

OV Arabian

Subtitles

english, german, french

Video Quality

480p

Available in

Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg

Summary

Bab El-Oued, a popular district of Algier, in 1989, a few months after the riots. Young Boualem works six nights a week in a French bakery. On the rooftop of his apartment building the fundamentalists have installed a loudspeaker which is now broadcasting the Imam's word and the fundamentalist's hateful propaganda and therefore preventing Boualem from sleeping.

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