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Days of Glory R2 SE in June

Metrodome have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Days of Glory (Special Edition) on 2nd June 2008 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.

This new Special Edition release offers a bonus disc with over 90 minutes of new features…

Disc 1

  • An introduction by director Rachid Bouchareb
  • The Making Of Days Of Glory
  • Q & A with director Rachid Bouchareb
  • Historical background
  • Theatrical trailer
Disc 2 - All new Special Features
  • The Story of the ‘Indigenes’ - This 63 minute documentary investigates the parallels between Days Of Glory and the history of the colonial troops who helped secure victory for the Allies.
  • ‘ Jamel, Sami, Roshdy and Samy.. Infantarymen’ Documentary - This 34 minute featurette contains interviews with the cast & behind the scenes footage, available for the first time in the UK.

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