Franco Solinas


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Battle Of Algiers (1966) -- (Movie Clip) By Means Of Terror And Violence Director Gillo Pontecorvo’s recreation of the French colonial authorities’ crackdown in January, 1957, featuring Jean Martin, the only professional actor in the film, as Col. Mathieu, arriving then lecturing his troops, in Battle Of Algiers, 1966.
Battle of Algiers (1966) -- (Movie Clip) General Strike French colonial authorities launch their response to a general strike in the Casbah ghetto in Algiers, in January, 1957, in director Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiers, 1966.
Kapo (1960) -- (Movie Clip) You'll Forget Everything French teenager Edith (Susan Strasberg), now posing as a common thief so her Nazi captors won't realize she's Jewish, is comforted by fellow prisoners Sofia (Didi Perego) and Terese (Emmanuelle Riva), en route to a concentration camp, in Gillo Pontecorvo's Kapo, 1960.
Kapo (1960) -- (Movie Clip) Your Name Is Now Nicole Smuggled by fellow prisoners to a helpful infirmary doctor somewhere in Nazi Germany, French Jewish teenager Edith (Susan Strasberg) adopts the identity of a deceased thief, early in Gillo Pontecorvo's Kapo, 1960.
Kapo (1960) -- (Movie Clip) It's No Use Being Healthy In a concentration camp for political prisoners and criminals, women prepare for examination by Nazi officials, hoping to appear healthy enough to be worth saving, Susan Strasberg as French teen Edith, whose captors don't know she's Jewish, in Gillo Pontecorvo's Kapo, 1960.
Kapo (1960) -- (Movie Clip) Nothing Can Happen To Us Opening Jewish Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo's second feature, Paris the setting early in the Nazi occupation, American Susan Strasberg as Jewish teen Edith, seeing her parents captured by German guards, in Kapo, 1960.