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The Other World (L'Autre Monde) - directed by Merzak Allouache
The Other World (L'Autre Monde) - directed by Merzak Allouache
Director: Merzak Allouache
From: France/Algeria
Year: 2001 African Film Minutes: 90
Language: Arabic and French with English subtitles
Genre: Romantic Drama

Yasmine and Rachid, two young Parisians children of Algerian immigrants, are in love and live a quiet life in France. One day, Rachid disappears and Yasmine learns that he is in Algeria. She decides to follow him, in that country that she does not know, that is filled with violence. As she travels looking for Rachid, she falls deeper into the horror of a country where nothing seems normal, another world, where death is ever present. She learns that Rachid was in a military convoy that was attacked by terrorists. Only two soldiers in the convoy survived. She can't believe Rachid is not one of them...

35mm rental: $250
DVD sale: $195
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