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The Sun Assassinated (2003)
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The Sun Assassinated (2003)
Original name: Le Soleil assassiné
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poet Jean Sénac is also a radio presenter. A Pied-noir, he opted to stay in Algeria after the country achieved independence in 1962. Ten years later he is monitored by the police of the present regime. His poems have a large public following and his radio show is a great success, especially with the young. The poet allies himself with two students, aspiring playwrights Hamid and Belkacem, to fight for the freedom and culture of Algerian youth.
Plot: lgbt, anarchist, assassin, arab, poet, homosexuality, stage, poetry reading
Place: tunisia

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