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Free men

Uniform Title:
Free men (Film Movement)
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (99 min., 17 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
DVD format.

"Les hommes libres" produced in France as a motion picture in 2001 and "Lustig" originally produced in the United States as a motion picture 2007.

Special features include Free men's biographies and theatrical trailer; trailers from Film Movement.

Wide screen (2.35:1) (Les hommes libres); widescreen (1.78:1), full screen letterboxed (Lustig).
Les hommes libres (AKA Free men) / Pyramide productions prÔesente en coproduction avec France 3 cinÔema, Solaire productions, V.M.P. ; scÔenario, IsamaÞel Ferroukhi, Alain-Michel Blank ; produit par, Fabienne Vonier ; un film de IsamaÞel Ferroukhi (99 min., 2011) -- Lustig / Red Cactus Films ; a John Black film ; a Rois Negros production ; produced by Ruben Flores Rios II ; written and directed by John Francis Black II (17 min., 2007).
Les hommes libres: "1942, in German-occupied Paris. Younes, a young unemployed Algerian, earns his living as a black marketeer. Arrested by the French police but given a chance to avoid jail, Younes agrees to spy on the Paris Mosque. The police suspects the Mosque authorities, among which its rector Ben Ghabrit (played by Michael Lonsdale), of aiding Muslim Resistance agents, as well as helping North African Jews, by giving them false certificates. At the Mosque, Younes meets the Algerian singer Salim Halali, and is moved by Salim's beautiful voice and strong personality. A deep friendship develops, and soon after Younes discovers that Salim is Jewish. In spite of the risks it entails, Younes stops collaborating with the police, and gradually develops from being a politically ignorant immigrant worker into a fully-fledged freedom fighter."--PDF Free men press kit.

Lustig: "Carrying haunting memories from time spent in a concentration camp, a man seeks out the surviving members of the Lustig family. He brings a secret to their doorstep that only the strength and courage of the deceased allows him to reveal."--Container.
Reading Level:
MPPA rating: Not rated.
Added Corporate Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Hommes libres (Motion picture : 2011)

Lustig (Motion picture)


Material Type
Call Number
Compact Disk - Books - Fiction PN1995.9.F67 F744 2012b
Digital Video Disc (DVD) Free Men (2011)

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