Biography

Rachid Bouchareb (born September 1, 1953 near Paris) is a French film director of Algerian descent.

From 1977 to 1983, he worked as an assistant director for France’s state television production company, Société française de production (S.F.P). Subsequetly, he worked for broadcasters TF1 and Antenne 2. He formed a production company called 3B with his associate Jean Bréhat in 1988.

Bouchareb began making short films in the 1980s. His featured film debut came in 1985 with Baton Rouge. Since then his acclaimed films have included Poussières de vie (Dust of Life) (which received an Academy Award nomination in 1995for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995); Little Senegal (which was shown in competition at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival; and Days of Glory, which received the Best Foreign Language Film nomination in 2006 and also won prizes at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Bouchareb's films have a following amongst international cineastes.

His film, Hors-la-loi, competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in May. It was the Algerian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards and was one of the five final nominees.

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Rachid Bouchareb (born September 1, 1953 near Paris) is a French film director of Algerian descent.

From 1977 to 1983, he worked as an assistant director for France’s state television production company, Société française de production (S.F.P). Subsequetly, he worked for broadcasters TF1 and Antenne 2. He formed a production company called 3B with his associate Jean Bréhat in 1988.

Bouchareb began making short films in the 1980s. His featured film debut came in 1985 with Baton Rouge. Since then his acclaimed films have included Poussières de vie (Dust of Life) (which received an Academy Award nomination in 1995for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995); Little Senegal (which was shown in competition at the 2001 Berlin Film Festival; and Days of Glory, which received the Best Foreign Language Film nomination in 2006 and also won prizes at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Bouchareb's films have a following amongst international cineastes.

His film, Hors-la-loi, competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival in May. It was the Algerian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards and was one of the five final nominees.

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

Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Male

Known Credits 27

Birthday 1953-09-01

Place of Birth Paris, France

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Production TV ShowsMovies

On a Half Clear Morning Producer
2017 The Insult Producer
2016 Slack Bay Producer
2014 Li'l Quinquin (4 episodes)Producer
2013 Camille Claudel, 1915 Producer
2011 Hors Satan Producer
2006 Flanders Producer
2006 Barrage Producer
2003 Twentynine Palms Producer
2002 La Bande du drugstore Producer
1999 Humanité Producer
1999 Living in Paradise Producer
1997 The Life of Jesus Producer
1991 Cheb Producer

Directing

2018 Belleville Cop Director
2016 Road to Istanbul Director
2014 Two Men in Town Director
2012 Just Like a Woman Director
2010 Outside the Law Director
2009 London River Director
2006 Dust of Life Director
2006 Days of Glory Director
2001 Little Senegal Director
1997 My Family's Honour Director
1995 Dust of Life Director
1991 Cheb Director
1985 Bâton rouge Director
1984 Peut-Être La Mer Director

Writing

2018 Belleville Cop Writer
2016 Road to Istanbul Screenplay
2010 Outside the Law Screenplay
2009 London River Screenplay
2006 Days of Glory Writer
2001 Little Senegal Writer
1991 Cheb Screenplay

Acting

1984 Peut-Être La Mer

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