The Rooftops


The Rooftops

Original title: Es-Stouh
Director: Merzak Allouache
Screenplay: Merzak Allouache
Director of Photography: Frédéric Derrien
Editor: Sylvie Gadmer
Print source: Elle Driver
Country: Algeria, France
Year of production: 2013
Length (min): 91
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: Elle Driver
Section: Panorama světového filmu
Genre: Drama
Sponsors: l’Institut français de Prague

Several stories unfold on the Algerian rooftops, metaphorically describing the current situation in the country. Noteworthy Algerian director, Merzak Allouache, has created a mosaic of human fates temporally confined to the period of five Muslim prayers of the day.

With support

l’Institut français de Prague

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