100% Arabica

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  • Creator un film de Mahmoud Zemmouri
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : ArtMattan Productions, [2006]
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 1565805410, 9781565805415
  • OCLC ocm70081971
  • Credits
    • Khaled, Cheb Mami, Mouss, Najim Laouriga, Fard Fedjer, Youssef Diawara, Patrice Thibaud, Mohamed Camara
    • Screenplay, Mahmoud Zemmouri ; music, Mohamed Maghni

Summary

  • The rising popularity of a local band threatens orthodox religious groups in a mixed Arab and African housing project outside Paris. Attendance at the mosque falls and drastic measures are taken to keep the balance of power in the hands of the religious leaders. No one can stop the infectious popularity of the music, however, and when all the musicians finally sing together, everyone is united.

Notes

  • Videodisc release of the 1997 motion picture co-produced by Fennec Productions, Les Films de la Toison d'Or, and Incoprom.
  • Features include: bonus short film, Rotating square, an Egyptian surrealist comedy with some unexpected and unforeseeable events happening in the apartment of a couple leaving for the USA; scene selection.
  • DVD9/NTSC; full screen.
  • French dialogue with some Algerian Arabic.
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