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Days of Glory (Indigènes) (2006) - Movie Details

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Drama War Foreign
123 min.
Release Date
December 6, 2006 (LA/NY)
February 16, 2007
DVD Release Date
June 12, 2007
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Running Time
123 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for war violence and brief language

1943. The young North Africans had never stepped foot on French soil but because France was at war, Saïd, Abdelkader, Messaoud and Yassir enlisted in the French Army, along with 130,000 other "indigenous soldiers," to liberate the "fatherland" from the Nazi enemy. These heroes that history forgot won battles in Italy, Provence and the Vosges before finding themselves alone to defend an Alsatian village against a German battalion.... Full synopsis »

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Days of Glory (Indigènes) is only the second of the five Oscar nominees for 2006's Best Foreign Picture that I've seen, and while definitely no Pan's Labyrinth, the movie holds its own. The first Algerian film to get nominated in over ten years, Days of Glory follows four Algerian soldiers as they face discrimination during WWII, despite the fact that they fight alongside other soldiers for the liberty of France. Full movie review »

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