Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961

Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)

Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of Paris, the FLN and its supporters adopted the tactic of murdering French policemen in hopes of forcing a withdrawal. When French law enforcement retaliated by brutalizing Algerians and imposing a strict curfew, the FLN organizes a peaceful demonstration that drew over 11,000 supporters, resulting in an order from the Paris police chief to take brutal countermeasures. Told through the eyes of both French policemen as well as Algerian protestors, Tasma’s film attempts to get to the root of the tragedy by presenting both sides of the story.

  • François-Olivier Rousseau
  • Patrick Rotman
  • Alain Tasma
  • Alain Tasma
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  • Release Date: 2005-06-07
  • Language: العربية | Français
  • Runtime: 120

Vahina Giocante


Serge Riaboukine

Brigadier Tiercé

Marie Denarnaud

Isabelle Martin

Frank Berjot

Le policier commissariat du 18 ème

Luc Palun

M. René

Guillaume Cramoisan

Le médecin du centre de tri

Pierre-Alain Chapuis

Ministre Frey

Alexandre Carrière

L'infirmier du centre de tri

Bruno Abraham-Kremer

Le patron d'Abde

Adel Bencherif

Le collecteur

Patrick Bonnel

Le commandant du commissariat du 18 ème

Salem Kali

L'Algérien au barrage

Christophe Kourotchkine

Le journaliste

Julien Lucas


Djemel Barek

L'homme de l'escalier

Ahcène Nini

Le réfractaire

Stéphan Wojtowicz

Le rédacteur
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