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by Rachid Hami


Aissa, a young officer of Algerian origin, tragically loses his life during a fresher initiation ritual at the prestigious French military academy of Saint-Cyr. As the death tears through his family, controversy arises over Aissa’s funeral plans when the Army refuses to take responsibility. Ismael, his older, rebellious brother, tries to keep the family united as they fight to win justice for Aissa.

international title: For My Country
original title: Pour la France
country: France, Taiwan
sales agent: mk2 films
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Rachid Hami
film run: 113'
screenplay: Rachid Hami, Ollivier Pourriol
cast: Hugo Becker, Lubna Azabal, Laurent Lafitte, Vivian Sung, Slimane Dazi, Karim Leklou, Samir Guesmi, Shaïn Boumedine, Lyes Salem, Arthur Igual
cinematography by: Jérôme Alméras
film editing: Joëlle Hache
art director: Cécile Deleu
costumes designer: Joana Georges Rossi
music: Dan Levy
producer: Nicolas Mauvernay
production: Mizar Films, France 2 Cinéma, Ma Studio [TW]
backing: Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC)
distributor: Memento Distribution

Photogallery 03/09/2022: Venice 2022 - Pour la France

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Rachid Hami, Lubna Azabal, Shaïn Boumedine, Karim Leklou, Alberto Barbera
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