Sous les pieds des femmes

  • Sous les pieds des femmes
Genre : Social
Type : Fiction
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Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 1997
Format : Feature
Running time : 85 (in minutes)

1996 - An Algerian couple, Aya and Moncef have been living for nearly 40 years in a small town in the South of France. Both took part in the War of Independence under the command of Amin, then an FLN leader. Now, he's returned to pay them a visit. Aya remembers... 1958 - When Amin took refuge with them, Aya was only 22 years old, yet she'd already two children. She was shy and illiterate, and under her husband's thumb. But the revolution was in need of women: Amin engages Aya to collect funds, to transport and deliver arms, etc... The young woman proves to be the perfect militant, zealous and courageous. Little by little she discovers unsuspected strengths within, emancipates herself, and savours, for the first time, a certain form of freedom. The return of Amin allows Aya to prove once more her strength of character in giving her new reasons to hope and struggle for a land she'll never again see, but which will be forever in her heart. Director: Rachida Krim Feature | France | 1997, Drama, 1h25 Starring Claudia Cardinale, Nadia Farès, Fejria Deliba, Mohamad Bakri, Yorgo Voyagis Producer : Éric Atlan Associate Producer : André Farwagi Screenwriters : Rachida Krim, Catherine Labruyère Colas Director of Photography : Bernard Cavalié Sound Recordist : Michel Vionnet Press Attaché (film) : Denise Breton Editor : Monique Prim Production Designer : Claude Dumont Music Composer : Alexandre Desplat Costume Designers : Yves Cassagne, Odile Voyer ACTORS Claudia Cardinale Nadia Farès Fejria Deliba Mohamad Bakri Yorgo Voyagis Bernadette Lafont Carim Messalti Hamid Tassili Cécilia Peck Roland Bertin Guy Bedos Catherine Samie Kader Boukhanef Production language : French Nationality : 100% French Production year : 1997 French release : 26/11/1997 Runtime : 1 h 25 min Current status : Released Visa number : 88.638 Visa issue date : 04/11/1997 Approval : Yes Color type : Color Aspect ratio : CinemaScope Co-production : SDP Films, Borromée Production Film export/Foreign Sales : StudioCanal Films Limited French distribution : Films du Roseau SDP Films 17, rue Dupin 75006 Paris, France Phone: +33 Fax : +33 Borromée Production (Paris) Company Not in activity


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