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10th
International Competition
INLAND
Director_ Tariq Teguia
Algeria, France 2008 138min 35mm color feature Fiction
Review

Malek is a topographer who lives in self-imposed exile. But one day, his friend Lakhdar forces him to work in the western region of Algeria. Fundamentalist terrorists run rampant there, and Malek’s predecessors have all been murdered. After wiping the blood off the trailer, he sets camp and begins work with a neighboring shepherd. And occasionally he goes to parties held by his neighbors. His desolate days are filled with sounds of rioting and police sirens. Then one day, he finds an African woman hiding in his tent. Malek decides to help this stranger, but she doesn’t want to travel the southern regions. Together they set out for the desert. This film slowly uncovers the complex national identity of Algeria, which stems from its relationship with France, and the state of the contemporary Algeria, which is devastated by on-going wars and terrorist acts. In describing this film, director Tariq Teguia talked about losing one’s way. And just like Teguia said, the characters in this film continue their journey, not knowing exactly where they’re going. Seemingly random episodes about activists, a torture at the hospital, etc are scattered intermittently throughout the film. They seem unrelated to the main plot at first, but just like the scenes and people Malek encounter on the road, they show us the hopelessness of contemporary Algeria. And this makes an already devastating film even more devastating.

CREDIT
  • DirectorTariq Teguia
  • ProducerTariq Teguia, Yacine Teguia, Philippe Carcassone
  • CinematographyNasser Med Jkane, Hacene Ait Kaci
  • EditorRodolphe Molla, An dree Davanture
  • SoundMatthieu Perrrot, Kamel Fergani
  • MusicIna Djakou, Christian Fennesz, Cheikha Djenia, Fella Kuti, Sonic Youth, Terry Riley, Bismillah Khan
CastAbdelkader AfFak, Ines Rose Djakou, Ines Rose Djakou
DIRECTOR
Tariq Teguia
Born in 1966, Algeria. He majored Philosophy and Visual Arts at college. In 1991 he worked as a freelance photographer at Algerian weekly magazine and from 1993 to 1995, he had been working as an assistant for the photographer, Krzysztof Pruszkowski. In 2003, he taught modern art at Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Algeria. After his debut feature Rome Rather Than You(2006), he won FIPRESCI Prize at Venice Film Festival for his second feature Inland.
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