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The Other World

The Other World

A Feature film by Merzak Allouache

Produced by Lancelot Films

Release in France : 07/11/2001

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Executive Producer :

Lancelot Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Playtime (ex Films Distribution)

Foreign production company :

Baya Films

French distribution :

Ad Vitam

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Paris, 1999. Yasmine, of Algerian descent, hasn’t heard from her fiancé Rachid who had a sudden impulse to join the Algerian army some time ago. Worried by his silence, she goes looking for him. Alone in a country whose language she doesn’t speak, Yasmine learns that Rachid got caught in a bloody ambush set up by Islamist fanatics. Convinced that he’s alive, she continues her search into deepest Algeria, braving violence and terrorism. Spied on, taken hostage, hunted but also helped sometimes, her quest leads her to confront the profound contradictions of a country torn apart.

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Full credits (11)

Executive Producer :

Christian Tison

Screenwriter :

Merzak Allouache

Sound Recordist :

Dominique Warnier

Editor :

Sylvie Giadner

Continuity supervisor :

Edmée Doroszlai

Costume designer :

Rachid Abbes

Line Producer :

Bachir Derrais

Directors of Photography :

François Kuhnel, George Lechaptois

Press Attaché (film) :

Laurence Granec

Assistant editor :

Gordana Othnin-Girard

Production Designer :

Ramdane Kacer

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Feature film

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Production language :

French, Arabic

Coproducer countries :

Algeria, France

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Majority French (Algeria, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 40 min

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Audio format :

Dolby SRD