Chronicle of the Years of Fire
Chronicle of the Years of Fire ( French: Chronique des Années de Braise; these names both mean “Chronicle of the Years of Embers”) is a 1975 Algerian drama historical film directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina. It depicts the Algerian War of Independence as seen through the eyes of a peasant.
The film won the Palme d’Or prize at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival. It was also selected as the Algerian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 48th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
- Yorgo Voyagis – Ahmed
- Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina – Le conteur fou
- Hadj Smaine Mohamed Seghir – Sage du village
- Leila Shenna – La femme
- Cheikh Nourredine – L’ami
- François Maistre – Le contremaître de la carrière
“Festival de Cannes: Chronicle of the Years of Fire”. festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-26. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences