Bab El-Oued City
Bab El-Oued City (1995)

The potential dangers inherent in the continued increase of Islamic fundamentalism in Algeria is clearly portrayed in this European political drama. The film is set in early 1993 and takes place in a decaying neighborhood, Bab El-Oued. The… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 14, 1995
DVD Release Date: January 2, 2007
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Merzak Allouache's feature contains one of the clearest and most persuasive depictions of the recent rise of Islamic fundamentalism.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An exciting, a disturbing and a lucid depiction of the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in modern times.

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