Free Men Trailer (2011)


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Tags: paris, france, jews, jewish, algeria, paris mosque, younes, mosque

Description: he setting is 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 cance to avoid jail, Younes agrees to spy on the Paris Mosque. The police suspect the Mosque authorities, including 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.

Release Date: 3/16/2012

Genre: Drama

Studio: Pyramide Distribution

Rating: Movie Rating


Release Dates:

Country Release Type Date
United States Theatrical Wide Release 3/16/2012
United Kingdom Theatrical Wide Release 5/25/2012
Belgium Theatrical Wide Release 9/28/2011
United States DVD/Blu-ray Release 10/2/2012


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