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DAYS OF GLORY

by Rachid Bouchareb

synopsis

1944-1945... The liberation of Italy, Provence, the Alps, the Rhone Valley, the Vosges and Alsace marked vital stages in the Allied victory... And in the place that France was able to take among the Allies following the Armistice. This victorious and bloody march on Germany was carried out by the 1st French Army, recruited in Africa to sidestep the German occupiers and the officials of the Vichy regime: 200,000 men, including 130,000 "natives" comprising 110,000 North Africans and 20,000 Black Africans... The rest of the force was made up of French North Africans, for two-thirds, and of young Frenchmen who had fled the Occupation.

international title: Days of Glory
original title: Indigènes
country: France, Morocco, Algeria, Belgium
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Rachid Bouchareb
release date: FR 27/09/2006, BE 04/10/2006
screenplay: Rachid Bouchareb, Olivier Lorelle
cast: Jamel Debbouze, Samy Naceri, Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem
cinematography by: Patrick Blossier
art director: Dominique Douret
producer: Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb, Jacques-Henri Bronckart
production: Tessalit Productions, France 3 Cinéma, Kiss Films, Studio Canal (FR), Taza Productions (MA), Tassili Films (DZ), Scop Invest/Versus Production (BE), La Petite Reine (FR)
distributor: Mars Films Distribution, Notro Films (ES), Ost For Paradis (DK), Folkets Bio (SE/N0), Belga Film (BE), Hollywood Classic Entertainment (SK), Sunny Film (BG), Metrodome Distribution (UK), Gaby (PL),