Image
Les oliviers de la justice
Cinéma

Les oliviers de la justice

Duration
1 hr 30 min
Available subtitles
fr
es
en
1962. As the war of independence ends, Jean returns to his native country, Algeria, to be at his dying father's bedside. Initially overwhelmed by childhood memories of a time when Algerians and settlers lived in harmony, the reality of colonialism and its permanent inequalities soon come to the fore.

Directed by: James Blue (Algeria/France, 1962)
Screenplay: James Blue, Sylvain Dhomme, based on the novel by Jean Pelegri
Cast: Pierre Prothon (Jean), Jean Pelegri (Jean's father), Marie Decaître (Jean's mother), Huguette Poggi (Louise), Saïd Acchaïbou, Mohamed Bennour, Boralfa, Kaoudoune
Genre: dramedy
Awards: Film and Television Writers' Society Award (Cannes 1962)