REVIEW: Days of Glory
SYNOPSIS: This World
War II film tells the tale of a group of African soldiers
who join the French in their fight against the Nazis.
Although they passionately battle to defend the motherland,
a place they’ve never been, they face inequality and daily
humiliation within the French army. These heroes that
history forgot won battles throughout Europe before finding
themselves alone to defend a small village against a German
There are a lot of stories
about World War II. But one of the untold ones, is the story
about the thousands of North African French colonies
soldiers that fought for France against the Nazis. This
human story of war and discrimination is brought to the big
screen in a movie of epic proportions by director Rachid Bouchared.
The cast led by Jamel Debbouze (Cannes award
winner for best actor 2006), Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem and
Samy Naceri display an incredible performance. The war
combat scenes are impacting which can be compared to those of a Hollywood
At the end, Days of Glory
leaves you with the idea, that something should be done to
reward all men and women that had fought for the freedom of
Anamorphic Widescreen -2.35:1
Digital 5.1 Surround - French
Subtitles - English, Spanish, English SDH
The Making of Days of Glory.
good 26 minutes documentary about the film production. The
documentary tell us all about how the film was created, cast
selection and directors' ideas for the film.
The Colonial Friend - A
Short Film A
strong short film in black and white about a related story
of the African heroes during World War II.
RATING BREAK DOWN:
By Jorge T
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