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THE OTHER WORLD (L'AUTRE MONDE)
"A gripping look at the realities of modern Islam." -Variety
"A powerful portrait." -Hollywood Reporter
Critic's Choice! -Chicago Reader
This latest effort from acclaimed Algerian director Merzak Allouache (Bab
El-Oued City) presents a nightmarish portrait of his war-torn native
country. The story of a French woman of Algerian descent venturing into the
heart of darkness to find her lover, The Other World is a gripping melodrama
that feels more timely than ever. It is a powerful portrait of an
apocalyptic culture clash that is resulting in an increasingly dangerous and
Directed by Merzak Allouache, France/Algeria, 2001, 35mm,
97 mins. In French and Arabic with English subtitles.