Far From Men (2014)

  • Drama, War, Western
  • 1h 37m

In the war-torn Algeria of 1954, ex-soldier Daru (Viggo Mortensen) finds his chosen life as a rural schoolteacher rudely interrupted by the French military, which charges him with escorting Arab prisoner Mohamed (Reda Kateb) to a distant prison to face trial for murder. The reluctant companions must lean on each other to face an unforgiving combat zone in this evocative take on Camus’ “The Guest”; Djemel Barek, Vincent Martin, Nicolas Giraud also star. 101 min.

Director

David Oelhoffen

Language(s)

Arabic, Spanish, French