Год издания: 2005
Количество страниц: 304
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“The Star of Algiers powerfully depicts youth in distress, caught between the lure of the West and the mosque." —BIBA “We share his stage fright before each new gig. We are fired with his boundless energy. And once we’ve taken off, we come crashing down with him . . . Everything is human, alive and transparent.” — Elle , France Moussa Massy’s ambitions extend far beyond the three-room apartment he shares with the other thirteen members of his family in Algiers. A gifted performer of modern Kabyle song, he is as inspired by Prince and Michael Jackson as he is by Arab and Algerian traditional music. His first taste of fame, however, is brief, as the conflict between the fundamental Islamic group FIS and the more progressive FLN grows more violent and the city comes to a standstill amid corruption and scandal. As his music career begins to disintegrate, like...