Synopsis by Jack Rodgers
Soldier-turned-schoolteacher Daru (Viggo Mortensen) transports a prisoner named Mohamed (Reda Kateb) amid the backdrop of the Algerian War. During their journey, the pair encounter both the Algerian rebels fighting for their independence and the French colonial forces, and Daru is pressured to pick a side. Meanwhile, Mohamed must figure out a way to prevent his murder of his cousin from triggering a blood feud. Directed by David Oelhoffen.
Algeria, desert, French-language, friendship, teacher, war