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Director  Safinez Bousbia
Writer  Safinez Bousbia
Screenplay  Safinez Bousbia
Country  Algeria, France, Ireland
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Music director  Orchestre El Gusto
Language  French
El Gusto movie poster
Release date  January 11, 2012
Cast  Mamad Haider Benchaouch (Le fils de famille), Rachid Berkani (Le beau gosse), Ahmed Bernaoui (Le battant), Robert Castel (Le comédien), Abdelkader Chercham (L'académique), Luc Cherki (Le nostalgique)
Similar movies  Algeria movies, Documentaries

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El Gusto is a Franco-Irish-Algerian documentary film realised and produced by Safinez Bousbia, released on January 11, 2012 in France.


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El Gusto chronicles the story of an orchestra of Jewish and Muslim Chaabi musicians torn apart by war for 50 years, and reunited for an exceptional concert.


  • Mamad Haïder Benchaouchi : in his own role.
  • Abdel Hadi Halo : in his own role.
  • Reda Djilali : in his own role.
  • Rachid Berkani : in his own role.
  • Ahmed Bernaoui : in his own role.
  • Robert Castel : in his own role.
  • Luc Cherki : in his own role.
  • Mustapha Tahmi : in his own role.
  • Mohamed el-Ferkioui : in his own role.
  • Music

    The soundtrack of the film El Gusto was produced by Sodi (producer of Fela and Femi Kuti, with the label Remark Records, and distributed by Warner Music in 2012. A studio album was produced by Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorillaz) with the label Honest Jon's, distributed by EMI in 2007.


  • 2014:
  • 27/11: Opéra de Monte Carlo, Monaco (France)
  • 23/10: Womex, Santiago de Compostella (Spain)
  • 2013:
  • 27/11: La Halle aux grains, Toulouse (France)
  • 19/10: La Coursive, La Rochelle (France)
  • 17/10: Festival des Libertés, Bruxelles (Belgium)
  • 11/08: Green Music Center, Sonoma (United States)
  • 10/08: Grand Performance, Los Angeles (United States)
  • 06/08: Kennedy Center, Washington D.C (United States)
  • 03/08: Lincoln Center, New York (United States)
  • 15/06: Festival des Chants Sacrés, Fes (Morocco)
  • 15/06: UNESCO, Paris (France)
  • 03/06: The Barbican, Londres (UK)
  • 02/06: The Carré Theater, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • 31/05: Mawazine, Rabat (Morocco)
  • 2012:
  • 30/10: World Music Festival, Oslo (Norway)
  • 27/10: Le Colisée, Roubaix (France)
  • 24&25/10: MC2, Grenoble (France)
  • 21/10: La Paloma, Nîmes (France)
  • 20/10: Les Docks du Sud, Marseille (France)
  • 18/10: Le Mals, Sochaux (France)
  • 30/09: Musée du Judaïsme, Paris (France)
  • 09/08: Les Nuits du Sud, Vence (France)
  • 07/08: Théâtre de la Mer, Sète (France)
  • 05/08: Festival du Bout du Monde, Crozon (France)
  • 04/08: Festival Esperanzah, Namur (Belgium)
  • 13/07: Les Suds à Arles, Arles (France)
  • 11/07: Scènes d’été, Geneva (Switzerland)
  • 06/07: Les Hauts de Garonne, Bordeaux (France)
  • 12/01: Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (Belgium)
  • 9&10/01: Le Grand Rex, Paris (France)
  • 2007-2010:
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles (Belgium)
  • L’Alhambra, Paris (France)
  • Andalousies Atlantiques, Essaouira (Morocco)
  • Les Nuits de Fourvière, Lyon (France)
  • The Opening of the Jazz Fest, Berlin (Germany)
  • The Barbican, London (UK)
  • Théâtre du Gymnase, Marseille (France)
  • Palais Omnisports de Bercy, Paris (France)
  • Awards

    In 2011, El Gusto won two awards at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, including the "FRIPESCI prize" and Best Director from the Arab World for Safinez Bousbia.


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