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The Repentant

The Repentant

A Feature film by Merzak Allouache

Release in France : 10/04/2013

    Synopsis

    Algeria region of the high flatlands. As Islamist groups continue to spread terror, Rashid, a young Jihadist, leaves the mountains to return to his village. In keeping with the law “of pardon and
    national harmony”, he has to surrender to the police and give up his weapon. He thus receives amnesty and becomes a “repenti”. But the law cannot erase his crimes and for Rashid it is the beginning of a one-way journey of violence, secrets and manipulation.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    JBA Production

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Doc & Film International

    Foreign production company :

    Baya Films

    French distribution :

    Sophie Dulac Distribution

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    Full credits (7)

    Screenwriter :

    Merzak Allouache

    Director of Photography :

    Mohamed Tayeb Laggoune

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

    Sound Editor :

    Xavier Thibault

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    Algeria, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Algeria, France)

    Production year :

    2012

    French release :

    10/04/2013

    Runtime :

    1 h 27 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    133.965

    Visa issue date :

    23/10/2012

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :

    None