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Tar Angel

Released Nov 30, 2001 1h 38m Drama Mystery & Thriller List
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Three years ago, Ahmed Kasmi and his family fled Algeria, on the verge of a civil war. Now settled in Montreal, the Kasmis are only a few weeks away from obtaining the object of their desire: Canadian citizenship. But his eldest son, Hafid, aged 19, complicates matters by getting involved with a group of activists. With all his hopes and his beliefs, Ahmed's world crumbles. In an attempt to save his son and salvage their chances of getting Canadian papers, he sets out looking for Hafid. Read More Read Less

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Globe and Mail Rated: 2.5/4 Aug 21, 2002 Full Review Ryan Cracknell Apollo Guide Using its strong characters and personal storyline, Tar Angel is one loud piece of Canuck cinema that is bound to impress. Rated: 75/100 Aug 21, 2002 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Three years ago, Ahmed Kasmi and his family fled Algeria, on the verge of a civil war. Now settled in Montreal, the Kasmis are only a few weeks away from obtaining the object of their desire: Canadian citizenship. But his eldest son, Hafid, aged 19, complicates matters by getting involved with a group of activists. With all his hopes and his beliefs, Ahmed's world crumbles. In an attempt to save his son and salvage their chances of getting Canadian papers, he sets out looking for Hafid.
Director
Denis Chouinard
Producer
Roger Frappier, Luc Vandal
Screenwriter
Denis Chouinard
Distributor
Odeon Films
Genre
Drama, Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
Canadian French
Release Date (Theaters)
Nov 30, 2001, Wide
Runtime
1h 38m
Sound Mix
Dolby Stereo, Dolby Digital, Dolby A, Surround, Dolby SR
Aspect Ratio
Flat (1.85:1)