Viva Laldjérie - 2003 Algerian Film directed by Nadir Moknèche. This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a photographer and mistress of a rich doctor, her mother Papicha, a former cabaret star, and her best friend Fifi, a prostitute, all live in a hotel in the city center of Algiers. Their difficult personal situation and the growing influence of Islam lead to dramatic consequences... Stars Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Nadia Kaci and Jalil Naciri. In French with English subtitles, 113 minutes, unrated, but rated 12 in Switzerland.
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