Cheb


1h 22m 1991

Brief Synopsis

After a teenage boy, born in Algeria but raised in France, is stripped of his resident-alien status and deported to Algeria, a land he scarely remembers and whose language he doesn't speak, he struggles to find his way back to France.

Film Details

Release Date
1991
Production Company
Artedis; Centre National Du Cinema; Crrav
Distribution Company
Artedis
Location
Roubaix, France; Djanet, Algeria; Taghit, Algeria; Ain Sefra, Algeria; Bou Saada, Algeria; Algiers, Algeria

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

After a teenage boy, born in Algeria but raised in France, is stripped of his resident-alien status and deported to Algeria, a land he scarely remembers and whose language he doesn't speak, he struggles to find his way back to France.

Film Details

Release Date
1991
Production Company
Artedis; Centre National Du Cinema; Crrav
Distribution Company
Artedis
Location
Roubaix, France; Djanet, Algeria; Taghit, Algeria; Ain Sefra, Algeria; Bou Saada, Algeria; Algiers, Algeria

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States February 1991

Released in United States August 1991

Released in United States September 1991

Released in United States 1992

Released in United States January 1992

Released in United States 1996

Shown at San Francisco Film Festival April 26 - May 9 1991.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Cinema of Today & Tomorrow) August 22 - September 2, 1991.

Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 15-26, 1991.

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 7-16, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (The Edge) September 5-14, 1991.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-15, 1992.

Shown at Contemporary African Diaspora Film Festival in New York City November 29 - December 15, 1996.

Completed shooting August 6, 1990.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at San Francisco Film Festival April 26 - May 9 1991.)

Released in United States 1992 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Cinema from Other countries) June 18 - July 2, 1992.)

Released in United States January 1992 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-15, 1992.)

Began shooting April 28, 1990.

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (Cinema of Today & Tomorrow) August 22 - September 2, 1991.)

Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 15-26, 1991.)

Released in United States August 1991 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (in competition) August 7-16, 1991.)

Released in United States September 1991 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (The Edge) September 5-14, 1991.)

Released in United States 1996 (Shown at Contemporary African Diaspora Film Festival in New York City November 29 - December 15, 1996.)