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Genre  Drama
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Language  French, Arabic
6.4/10 IMDb

Director  Djamila Sahraoui
Music director  Alla
Country  Algeria France
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Release date  16 February 2006
Writer  Djamila Sahraoui, Cecile Vargaftig
Initial release  September 13, 2006 (France)
Screenplay  Djamila Sahraoui, Cecile Vargaftig
Cast  Rachida Brakni (Amel), Malika Belbey, Abdelbacet Benkhalifa, Abdelkrim Beriber, Ahmed Berrahma, Fettouma Bouamari
Similar movies  Captain America: Civil War, The Last Samurai, Gone with the Wind, Beautiful Creatures, Anna and the King, The Killing Fields

Barakat! is a 2006 French/Algerian drama film directed by Djamila Sahraoui. It premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on 16 February 2006.

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Plot

During the Algerian Civil War, Amel (Rachida Brakni) is a doctor who, on returning home from work one day, discovers that her journalist husband has gone missing. Receiving no help from the authorities, she decides to look for him herself. She is helped by another woman, Khadidja.

Cast

  • Rachida Brakni as Amel
  • Fattouma Ousliha Bouamari as Khadidja
  • Zahir Bouzerar as Le vieil homme
  • Malika Belbey as Nadia
  • Amine Kedam as Bilal
  • Ahmed Berrhama as Karim
  • Abdelbacet Benkhalifa as L'homme du barrage
  • Abdelkrim Beriber as Le policier
  • Ahmed Benaissa as Homme accueil hôpital
  • Mohamed Bouamari as Hadj Slimane
  • Awards

    At the 2007 Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, Barakat! won the Oumarou Ganda Award for the Best First Work, the award for Best Music and the award for Best Screenplay. It also won the prize for Best Arab Film at the third Dubai International Film Festival.

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