Synopsis: :

After losing their family home in Algeria, three brothers and their mother are separated. Messaoud is committed in Indochina. A Paris, Abdelkader becomes a leader of the movement for independence of Algeria and Said made fortune in the shady and Pigalle boxing clubs. Their fate, sealed around the love of a mother, inexorably mingle with that of a nation fighting for its freedom ...

Director: :

Rachid Bouchareb


Rachid Bouchareb – Olivier Lorelle


Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Country, Sami Bouajila, Bernard Blancan


Belgium : 24 September 2010 / France : 24 September 2010


Tessalit Production (FR) - Novak Prod (BE)- Tessalit Movies (Dz)- Empire Productions (T) - Jamel Debbouze - ME
With the support of the National Centre of Cinematography (CNC), of the RTBF (Belgian TV), de Studio Canal, The Cinecinema, Channel +, de France 2 Cinema, de France 3 Cinema.

Festivals :

Cannes Film Festival 2010 - Official Competition selection / Cinema Day Carthage 2010- Tribute to Rachid Bouchareb / Francophone Film Festival of Montreal 2010 - Competition Audience Award - Mel Skip Heim / Festival International du Film de Toronto 2010 - Special Presentation / Festival International du Film de Damas 2010- Grand Prix competition of the Arab and the Grand Prix of international competition / Salary au Oscar 2011- Foreign Film