The Man from Oran
L'Oranais (El Wahrani)

A film by Lyes Salem

2014 France - Historical Drama

synopsis

During the first euphoric years following the Independence of Algeria, two friends, Djaffar and Hamid, face a bright and promising future. Over the decades, secrets and betrayal drive them apart.

  • cast

    • Lyes Salem
    • Khaled Benaïssa
    • Djemel Barek
    • Amal Kateb
    • Najib Oudghiri
    • Sabrina Ouazani
  • crew +

    • Producer
    • Isabelle Madelaine (Dharamsala)
    • Co-producers
    • AARC
    • Yacine Laloui (Laith Media)
    • Cinematographer
    • Pierre Cottereau
    • Editor
    • Florence Ricard
    • Music
    • Mathias Duplessy
    • Set Designer
    • Nicolas De Boiscuillé
    • Sound
    • Pierre André
    • Gwennolé Le Borgne
    • Marc Doisne

awards & nominations +

  • Best Director, New Horizons, Abu Dhabi 2014
  • Best Actor (Lyes Salem), Angoulême 2014
  • Namur FIFF 2014, Official Competition
  • Best Film, Audience Award, Saint-Jean-de-Luz 2014
  • Best Film, Youth Award, Saint-Jean-de-Luz 2014
  • Grand Prix du Jury @ Mediterranean FF Brussels

news

screenings in festivals & markets +

links

Domestic release :
Nov 19, 2014 (Haut et Court)