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Release Date: October 2nd, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
A French platoon fights in the Algerian war.

Cast: Benoît Magimel, Albert Dupontel, Aurélien Recoing, Marc Barbé, Eric Savin, Guillaume Gouix

Director: Florent Emilio Siri

Genres: War, Drama

Distributors: Outsider Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • While following a fairly predictable story line, the film has enough ambushes, treachery and irony to sustain audience involvement with a range of characters that stand for diverse points of view about that war. show more

  • It could be set during the war in Iraq, but the brutal French film Intimate Enemies takes place in 1959, at the height of the Algerian struggle against French rule. show more

  • Conventional as the film may be, the two leads are quite adept, and director Florent Emilio Siri proves to have an exquisite eye for battlefield tableaux. show more

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