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Bab El-Oued City is a 1994 Algerian drama film directed by Merzak Allouache. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Award.[1]

Bab El-Oued City
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Film poster
Directed by Merzak Allouache
Produced by Merzak Allouache
Jacques Bidou
Jean-Pierre Gallepe
Written by Merzak Allouache
Starring Nadia Kaci
Cinematography Jean-Jacques Mréjen
Edited by Marie-Blanche Colonna
Release date
  • 10 November 1994 (1994-11-10)
Running time
93 minutes
Country Algeria
Language Arabic



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Bab El-Oued City". Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2009. 

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