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'Enduring fascination' of Algiers film

The Algerian War film Battle of Algiers is regarded not just as a piece of classic filmmaking, but a vivid and compelling study of insurrection and counter-insurgency.

The BBC's Kevin Connolly has been to Algiers to meet the revolutionary whose story inspired the film.

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