Free Men (2011)

Free Men was released on DVD on October 2, 2012
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Storyline:

1942, in German-occupied Paris. Younes, a young unemployed Algerian, earns his living as a black marketeer. Arrested by the French police but given a chance to avoid jail, Younes agrees to spy on the Paris Mosque. The police suspects the Mosque authorities, among which its rector Ben Ghabrit (played by Michael Lonsdale), of aiding Muslim Resistance agents, as well as helping North African Jews, by giving them false certificates. At the Mosque, Younes meets the Algerian singer Salim Halali, and is moved by Salim’s beautiful voice and strong personality. A deep friendship develops, and soon after Younes discovers that Salim is Jewish. In spite of the risks it entails, Younes stops collaborating with the police, and gradually develops from being a politically ignorant immigrant worker into a fully-fledged freedom fighter.

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US DVD Release Date October 2, 2012
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time99 minutes
DVD Release DateOctober 2, 2012
ActorsTahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Lubna Azabal, François Delaive, Christopher Buchholz, Mahmud Shalaby, Farid Larbi
DirectorIsmaël Ferroukhi
StudioFilm Movement
MPAA Not-Rated (Unrated)
Gross$53,810
Genre(s)Foreign
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