November 7 - Francine Prose introduces The Battle of AlgiersGillo Pontecorvo, France & Algeria, 1966 (121 min)
Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin. Children shoot soldiers, women plant bombs in cafes, and French soldiers resort to torture during Algeria's struggle for independence in the 1950s. A case study in modern warfare and one of the most influential films in history.
Proverb: Better the judgment of three ordinary men than the bright idea of a superior one
Added by Fumio on August 26, 2008