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Free Men

Free Men

Free Men

Review score: * * * * *

cast: Tahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Mahmoud Shalaby

year: 2011

colour: yes

certificate: 12A

director: Ismael Ferroukhi

runtime: 99

The evolution of a young Algerian immigrant from illiterate factory worker to full-fledged freedom fighter in France during World War II PARIS — Free Men (Les Hommes libres) tells the little known story of a handful of Muslim agents who fought for the French Resistance, and who used the Mosque of Paris as the base for operations that included rescuing Jewish fugitives and assassinating Vichy informants.


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