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by Safinez Bousbia


The story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim musicians torn apart by war 50 years ago, and recently reunited for an exceptional concert. These musicians share a passion they never lost: the soul of Algiers, Chaabi music.

international title: El gusto
original title: El gusto
country: Ireland, Algeria, France
sales agent: Fortissimo Films
year: 2011
genre: documentary
directed by: Safinez Bousbia
film run: 88'
release date: FR 11/11/2012, BE 26/09/2012
screenplay: Safinez Bousbia
cinematography by: Nuria Roldos
film editing: Françoise Bonnot
producer: Safinez Bousbia, Heidi Egger, Philippe Maynial
production: Quidam Productions, Babylone Productions, Eikosi Productions/Algeria
backing: The Irish Film Board, Entreprise Nationale de Télévision Algérienne, Région PACA, La Ville de Paris, Centre Culturel Français d'Alger, SANAD The Post-Production Fund of the Abu Dhab Film Festival UAE
distributor: UGC Distribution, Coopérative Nouveau Cinéma - CNC