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Le Gone Du Chaaba

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[[Performer~P236890~Christophe Ruggia~christopheruggia]] made his directorial debut with this French film, an adaptation of the novel by Azouz Begag about a shantytown boyhood during the mid-'60s. In an effort to escape war and poverty, immigrant families moved outside Lyons to the shacks of Chaaba. Ruggia's main focus is on nine-year-old Omar ([[Performer~P236605~Bouzid Negnoug~bouzidnegnoug]]), son of an illiterate construction worker, as the film follows his routines with friends, family, and school...more

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