The First Man


1h 40m 2012

Brief Synopsis

In 1957, Jacques Comery travels back to Algeria -- a place full of childhood memories. The country seethes with tension as the Europeans, known as the "pieds-noirs," defend their interests against the demands of local nationalists. One side demands independence and the other wants to remain part of

Film Details

Also Known As
First Man, Le premier homme, Premier Homme
Release Date
2012
Production Company
StudioCanal
Distribution Company
01 Distribuzione ; Paradis Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

In 1957, Jacques Comery travels back to Algeria -- a place full of childhood memories. The country seethes with tension as the Europeans, known as the "pieds-noirs," defend their interests against the demands of local nationalists. One side demands independence and the other wants to remain part of France. While there, Comery reminiscences about his mother, his stern grandmother and a young Arab boy.

Film Details

Also Known As
First Man, Le premier homme, Premier Homme
Release Date
2012
Production Company
StudioCanal
Distribution Company
01 Distribuzione ; Paradis Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Released in United States 2012

Released in United States 2012 (International Showcase)