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Days of Glory (R2) in September

Metrodome have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Days Of Glory on 17th September 2007 priced at £19.99.

1943. They had never set foot on French soil, but because France was at war, four young Algerian men, Said, Abdelkader, Messaoud and Yassir, enlisted in the French army along with 130,000 other 'indigenous soldiers', to liberate the 'fatherland' from the Nazi enemy.

Days of Glory chronicles the story of these forgotten heroes, the injustices they faced at the time of war, and the discrimination they have subsequently encountered from the French authorities. After seeing the film, French President Jacques Chirac agreed to restore veterans' pensions to the North Africans who fought alongside French troops during the war.

Extras include:

  • An Introduction by Rachid Bouchareb - The director of Days Of Glory discusses the film and its impact
  • The Making of Days Of Glory - An in depth journey into the creation of this astonishing and powerful epic
  • Q&A with Rachid Bouchareb - UK EXCLUSIVE interview with the film's director broadcast on Al Jazeera television
  • Historical Background - Explore the real life inspiration behind the film's moving story
  • Theatrical Trailer

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