Outside the Law


2h 17m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Following World War II and in the wake of the growing Algerian independence movement, three Algerian brothers take very different paths. After losing their family home, the brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader beco

Film Details

Also Known As
Hors La Loi, Hors-la-loi, Untitled (StudioCanal/Rachid Bouchareb Project), Utanför lagen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Doha Film Institute; France 2 Cinéma; France 3 Cinéma; Quinta Communications; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; Studiocanal Distribution
Distribution Company
Cathay Film Organization; Eagle Pictures; Entertainment One; Eone; Frenetic Films; StudioCanal; Studiocanal UK; The Cohen Media Group; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Tunisia; Charleroi, Belgium; Algeria; Brussels, Belgium; United States; Paris, France; Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 17m

Synopsis

Following World War II and in the wake of the growing Algerian independence movement, three Algerian brothers take very different paths. After losing their family home, the brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves to Paris to make his fortune in the shady clubs and boxing halls of Pigalle. Gradually, their interconnecting destinies reunite them in the French capital, where freedom is a battle to be fought and won.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hors La Loi, Hors-la-loi, Untitled (StudioCanal/Rachid Bouchareb Project), Utanför lagen
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Production Company
Doha Film Institute; France 2 Cinéma; France 3 Cinéma; Quinta Communications; StudioCanal; StudioCanal; Studiocanal Distribution
Distribution Company
Cathay Film Organization; Eagle Pictures; Entertainment One; Eone; Frenetic Films; StudioCanal; Studiocanal UK; The Cohen Media Group; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
Tunisia; Charleroi, Belgium; Algeria; Brussels, Belgium; United States; Paris, France; Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 17m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Fall November 3, 2010

Limited Release in United States Fall November 10, 2010

Limited Release in United States Fall November 3, 2010 (New York City)

Released in United States on Video August 2, 2011

Released in United States 2011

Limited Release in United States Fall November 10, 2010 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video August 2, 2011

Released in United States 2011 (Contemporary World Cinema)