SOLINAS, Piernico. Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers: A Film Written by Franco Solinas.

(New York, NY): Charles Sribner’s Sons, 1973. First edition. Octavo. 206 pages. Introduction by Piernico Solinas. The volume includes the complete scenario together with interviews with the director and screenwriter. Based on events undertaken by rebels during the Algerian War (1954–1962) against the French government in North Africa, the film is considered x an important commentary on urban guerrilla warfare and often associated with Italian neorealist cinema. The film’s score was composed by Pontecorvo and Ennio Morricone. Illustrated with stills from the film. A very good copy in dust jacket.


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