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by Kamal Dehane


Mahfoud, a young high school teacher in Algiers and an expert in computer science, has renovated an old loom he wants to show in an international exhibition for inventions in Germany, but he has to fight against the worst bureaucratic impediments. He is also under surveillance by his neighbours, among them an old kabyle, M'nouar, marked by terrible recollections of the Algerian war. The inventor is suspected to be a subversive and a plot is ready to be staged against him...

original title: Les Suspects
country: Belgium, France, Algeria, Tunisia
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Kamal Dehane
film run: 110'
screenplay: Kamal Dehane, Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud
cast: Kamel Rouini, Nadia Kaci, Sid Ali Kouiret
cinematography by: Michel Baudour
film editing: Yasmina Bachir-Chouikh
art director: Ryad Aissaoui
costumes designer: Mohamed Chihab
producer: Tahar Harhoura
production: Saga Film, Gaïa Films, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française, Cirta Films (DZ); Nomadis Images (TN)
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