Les hommes libres

Les hommes libres

1 hr 34 min
Available subtitles
Paris, 1942. Younes, a young Algerian lives off the black market. When arrested, he agrees to spy on the Paris Mosque in exchange for his release. The rector is suspected of providing Jews and resistance fighters with counterfeit ID. Younes makes friends with Salim, an Algerian singer... and a Jew.

Directed by: Ismaël Ferroukhi (France, 2010)
Cast: Tahar Rahim (Younes), Michael Lonsdale (Si Kaddour Ben Ghabrit), Mahmoud Shalaby (Salim), Lubna Azabal (Leila), Christopher Buchholz (major Von Ratibor), Farid Larbi (Ali), Stéphane Rideau (Francis)
Genre: history
Awards: official selection at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.