Category Archives: Amidou

Amidou, (August 2, 1935 – September 19, 2013).

Amidou (Hamidou Benmessaoud), the Moroccan actor so key to Sorcerer‘s impact, passed away on the 19th. I’ve always found his performance uncomfortably authentic — an intense mix of faith, fanaticism and violence that is somehow sympathetic. It’s to his credit … Continue reading

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Poster Gallery: US lobby card #6.

From the American lobby card set, the only one featuring Amidou. Will eventually post all eight cards.

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