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Bab El-Oued City
Directed by Merzak Allouache
Produced by Merzak Allouache
Jacques Bidou
Jean-Pierre Gallepe
Written by Merzak Allouache
Starring Nadia Kaci
Cinematography Jean-Jacques Mréjen
Editing by Marie-Blanche Colonna
Release date(s) 10 November, 1994
Running time 93 minutes
Country Algeria
Language Arabic

Bab El-Oued City is a 1994 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Award.[1]


  • Nadia Kaci - Yamina
  • Mohamed Ourdache - Said
  • Hassan Abidou - Boualem
  • Mabrouk Ait Amara - Mabrouk
  • Messaoud Hattau - Mess
  • Mourad Khen - Rachid
  • Djamila - Lalla Djamila
  • Simone Vignote - The aunt
  • Michel Such - Paulo Gosen
  • Nadia Samir - Ouardya
  • Areski Nebti - Hassan the baker
  • Osmane Bechikh - The postman
  • Fawzi B. Saichi - The shoemender
  • Fatma Zohra Bouseboua - Hanifa
  • Ahmed Benaissa - The Imam


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