Viva Laldjerie

A FILM BY Nadir Moknèche

Profoundly observant.
-Michael Atkinson,THE VILLAGE VOICE
One of those absorbing movies that is completely in touch with the lives it portrays.
-Robert Denerstein,DENVER ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS

Synopsis

Algiers, the winter of 2003: Three women have been living in a hotel in the centre of town since the violence started. The daughter has chosen a modern, emancipated life for herself by working for a photographer, taking a generous married lover and spending steamy weekends in nightclubs. Her faithful friend, prostitutes herself under the thumb of a powerful and "kind" protector. Meanwhile the mother bides time, torn between fear and nostalgia. Director Nadir Moknèche weaves a richly drawn portrait of women exiled in their own country.

Release Date

Original Languages: French
Genre: Drama, World Cinema
Running Time: 111 min.
Year: 2004

CREDITS

CAST
Biyouna
Jalil Naciri
Lubna Azabal
Nadia Kaci
DIRECTED BY
Nadir Moknèche