Mohamed Chouikh

  • Mohamed Chouikh – El kalaa AKA The Citadel (1989)

    1981-1990AlgeriaArthouseDramaMohamed Chouikh

    Set in a rugged little Algerian mountain village, in a moslem culture, where male and female society works under a strongly patriarchal controlling influence. Insensitive and brutish Sidi has three wives, one-near suicide, and an adoptive son whom he beats and intends to force into a farcical marriage. Simple-minded Kaddour cannot find a bride and is eventually married to a mannequin dummy…Read More »

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