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With “Tirailleurs” and “Les Harkis” Cannes delves into France’s colonial past

The films “Tirailleurs” and “Les Harkis”, presented at the start of the Cannes Film Festival, deal with the fate of Africans who were drafted into the French army during the First World War and the Algerian War. Two historical films that share in exploring the complexities of war without Manichaeism. This is one of the …

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