Outside the Law
aka Hors-la-loi
First screened in May 2012
Director: Rachid Bouchareb. Cast: Roschdy Zem, Jamel Debbouze, Sami Bouajila, Bernard Blancan, Chafia Boudraa, Ahmed Benaissa, Sabrina Seyvecou, Assaad Bouab, Mourad Khen, Louisa Nehar, Mustapha Bendou, Samir Guesmi, Thibault de Montalembert, Abdelkader Secteur. Screenplay: Rachid Bouchareb.
Twitter Capsule: Probes some nervy territory and yields tense set-pieces. Stifled, though, by scripted and story-boarded conceits.

Photo © 2010 Tessalit Productions/Studio Canal/AARC/EPTV Télévision Algérienne/
Tassili Films/France 2 Cinéma/France 3 Cinéma/KissFilms/NovakProd,
© 2011 Cohen Media Group
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

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