Adventures of A Hero (The)

© courtesy Cinémed 2017
Genre : Adventure
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv

By trickery Mehdi, a young peasant, is supposed to be the hero of a rural community, which bears its misery in expectation of a mythical resolution of all its problems. Mehdi is encouraged in his " mission " by the local leaders who foster this mystification which enables them to keep a firm hold over the tribe. A film by Merzak Allouache Algeria - 1978, Fiction, 2h05 mins starring Mustapha Djadjam, Samia Ammar, Bentchouban, Boudjemaâ Karèche - Director: Merzak Allouache - Screenwriter: Merzak Allouache - DoP: Smaïl Lakhdar Hamina - Editing: Rachid Benallal - Music: Ahmed Malek - Sound: Nadir Bahfir Production: ONCIC (Algiers) RTA (Algiers) 2017 | 39ème Festival international du Cinéma Méditerranéen de Montpellier - Cinémed 2017 | Montpellier, France | 20-28 Oct 2017 * Tribute to Merzak Allouache / La jeune garde du cinéma algérien * Screening/ Projection : Centre Rabelais, Samedi 21 octobre 2017, 10 h 00 www.cinemed.tm.fr/cgi-bin/film/film.cgi?cine=1&id=04065&festi=78&lemenu=2&uk=oui&mod=proguk 1979 | Berlinale, Germany * Selection - Forum

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