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The Other Shore

Released May 21, 1997 1h 32m Drama List
Reviews Following the Algerian War, Georges Montero (Claude Brasseur), a Pied-Noir living in his hometown of Oran, Algeria, decides to leave his canning factory for eye surgery in Paris. Once in Paris, he is reunited with his sister (Marthe Villalonga) and friends who emigrated from Algeria. While his friends and family try to convince him to move to Paris, Georges forges a friendship with his eye doctor, Tarek (Roschdy Zem), a Frenchman with Arab roots who has forsaken his culture. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Following the Algerian War, Georges Montero (Claude Brasseur), a Pied-Noir living in his hometown of Oran, Algeria, decides to leave his canning factory for eye surgery in Paris. Once in Paris, he is reunited with his sister (Marthe Villalonga) and friends who emigrated from Algeria. While his friends and family try to convince him to move to Paris, Georges forges a friendship with his eye doctor, Tarek (Roschdy Zem), a Frenchman with Arab roots who has forsaken his culture.
Director
Dominique Cabrera
Producer
Didier Haudepin
Screenwriter
Nidam Abdi, Dominique Cabrera, Louis Mathieu de Vienne
Distributor
Polygram
Production Co
France 2 Cinema, Bloody Mary Productions
Genre
Drama
Original Language
French (Canada)
Release Date (Theaters)
May 21, 1997, Original
Runtime
1h 32m
Sound Mix
Surround