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For My Country / Pour la France 113 min


April 29, 2023    
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

A young officer of Algerian origin, tragically loses his life during a fresher initiation ritual at the prestigious French military academy of Saint-Cyr.  As the death tears through his family, controversy arises over Aissa’s funeral plans when the Army refuses to take responsibility. Ismael, his older, rebellious brother, tries to keep the family united as they fight to win justice for Aissa. Based upon a true story.

Genre:  Drama
Run Time:  113 min
Country:  France
Language:   French, Arabic, English, Mandarin w/English subtitles
Premiere:  West Coast
Director:  Rachid Hami
Writers:  Rachid Hami | Ollivier Pourriol
Producer:  Nicolas Mauvernay
Composer:  Dan Levy
Cinematographer:  Jérôme Alméras
Principal Cast:  Karim LEKLOU, Shaïn BOUMEDINE, Lubna AZABAL, Samir GUESMI, Laurent LAFITTE, Vivian SUNG
Distributor:  MK2 Films
Premiered at Venice Film festival.