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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Sami Bouajila
Jamel Debbouze
Roschdy Zem
Samy Naceri
Directors
Rachid Bouchareb
Screenwriters
Olivier Lorelle
Rachid Bouchareb
Running Time
128 minutes

Days Of Glory
The tale of North-African volunteer troops in World War II


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Days Of Glory

Plot
In 1943, 130,000 North African men volunteer to help free France from Nazi occupation. Among them are Saïd (Debbouze), Abdelkader (Bouajila), Messaoud (Zem) and Yassir (Naceri), whose destinies are entwined as they fight from Italy to Alsace.


Verdict
A war film more of sober, grim reflection than balls-out escapades. Yet it grips consistently, its bursts of combat delivering gut-punches of veracity.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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