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Abdellatif Kechiche, born December 7, 1960 in Tunis, Tunisia is an actor, movie director and screenwriter. He made his directorial debut in 2000 with La Faute à Voltaire (Blame it on Voltaire), aka Poetical Refugee, which he also wrote. He also directed L'Esquive, which won a César Award for Best Film and Best Director. He has presented recently his last film La Graine et le Mulet on 64th Mostra del Cinema at Venezia for which he was awarded the Special Jury Prize, the FIPRESCI Prize, such as later the Louis Delluc Prize and others César Awards for Best Film and Best Director.

As an actor, his introduction to most English-speaking audiences was starring as Ashade the taxi driver in the 2005 psychological thriller "Sorry, Haters", an "official selection" in both the Toronto and American Film Institute's film festivals.

He really, really likes butts.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Abdel Kechiche, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Abdellatif Kechiche, born December 7, 1960 in Tunis, Tunisia is an actor, movie director and screenwriter. He made his directorial debut in 2000 with La Faute à Voltaire (Blame it on Voltaire), aka Poetical Refugee, which he also wrote. He also directed L'Esquive, which won a César Award for Best Film and Best Director. He has presented recently his last film La Graine et le Mulet on 64th Mostra del Cinema at Venezia for which he was awarded the Special Jury Prize, the FIPRESCI Prize, such as later the Louis Delluc Prize and others César Awards for Best Film and Best Director.

As an actor, his introduction to most English-speaking audiences was starring as Ashade the taxi driver in the 2005 psychological thriller "Sorry, Haters", an "official selection" in both the Toronto and American Film Institute's film festivals.

He really, really likes butts.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Abdel Kechiche, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1960-12-07

Place of Birth Tunis, Tunisia

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo Director
2017 Mektoub, My Love Director
2013 Blue Is the Warmest Color Director
2010 Black Venus Director
2008 Sweat Director
2007 The Secret of the Grain Director
2003 Games of Love and Chance Director
2000 Poetical Refugee Director

Writing

2019 Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo Screenplay
2017 Mektoub, My Love Screenplay
2013 Blue Is the Warmest Color Screenplay
2010 Black Venus Writer
2007 The Secret of the Grain Screenplay
2000 Poetical Refugee Screenplay

Acting

2005 Sorry, Haters as Ashade
2003 The Magic Box as Raouf as Adult
1997 The Secret of Polichinelle
1992 Bezness
1987 The Innocents as Saïd

Production

2013 Blue Is the Warmest Color Producer

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