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by Elias Belkeddar


Omar, a gangster on the run tries to lay low for the rest of his life in Algiers to escape his sentence of 20 years in prison by the French authorities.

international title: The King of Algiers
original title: Omar La Fraise
working title: L'oiseau rebelle
country: France
sales agent: StudioCanal
year: 2023
genre: fiction
directed by: Elias Belkeddar
film run: 92'
release date: FR 24/05/2023
screenplay: Elias Belkeddar, Thomas Bidegain, Jérôme Pierrat
cast: Reda Kateb, Benoît Magimel, Meriem Amiar
cinematography by: André Chémétoff
film editing: Simon Jacquet
art director: Arnaud Roth
costumes designer: Noémie Veissier
music: Sofiane Saïdi
producer: Yacine Medkour
production: Iconoclast Films, Chi-Fou-Mi Productions, France 2 Cinéma
backing: Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC)
distributor: StudioCanal

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