Women is Courage

  • Type: Documentary
  • Directed by: Amine Rachedi
  • Date: 2003
  • Duration: 58 Minutes
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Production: Misr International Films, Ognon Pictures, Zentropa, Les Fils Chafic Fathallah
  • Producers: Gabriel Khoury, Marianne Khoury, Humbert Balsan
  • Director Of Photography: Youcef Mehdi, Ouali Seffar
  • Editor: Ferial Issaad
  • Mixing: Alfred Missoum
  • Production Manager: Ahmed Zerari
  • Script: Madeleine Verschaffelt, Ahmed Rachedi
  • Sound: Baroudi Ghalem

An autobiographic narrative, which retraces the tormented life of a witness of the century: Louisa Ighilahriz, militant and prominent figure in Algerian independence. Saved from certain death by an anonymous person, she seeks to find him during a period of 40 years just to express her gratitude…Symbolic of the painful Franco-Algerian history; Louisa’s narrative is both poignant and humane.