Bloody Beans

Algeria, FID Marseille 2013- Grand Prix, CPH Dox 2013- Grand Prix

Narimane Mari


17 kids, relentless, insatiable of gestures and screams, set everything on fire. Grand Heroes of an unwritten war; while the French Army fires at the OAS, the children loot the French Army: oil, chocolate, semolina, sugar, and even a war prisoner condemned to eat beans. but the war catches up with the beautiful adventure and the beans are marred in blood. Through the transgressive and powerful imagination of children , the film tells the end of French Algeria.


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