Rachid Bouchareb (born September 1, 1953) is an Algerian-French film director.From 1977 to 1983, he worked as an assistant director for France’s state television production company, Société française de production (S. F. P). Subsequently, 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 Bâton Rouge. Since then his acclaimed films have included Poussières de vie (Dust of Life) (which received an Academy Award nomination in 1995 for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995); Little Senegal in 2001, as well as Two Men in Town in 2014 were both shown in the competition at the 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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Baaba moved to Miami after his childhood friend was killed because he was going to warn of the drug gangs.
Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc
France, 1425, is located in France. The young Jeannette, at the tender age of 8, looks after her sheep in the small village of Domremy in the midst of the hundred years' war. One day, she tells her fr...
The summer of 1910. The disappearances of several tourists on the beautiful beaches of Slack Bay are being investigated by Inspectors Machin and Malfoy.
Road to Istanbul
Elisabeth lives a quiet live in the Belgian countryside with her young adult daughter Elodie. After the divorce from her husband Elisabeth took care of her daughter on her own. When Elodie disappears ...
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Camille Claudel, 1915
The winter of 1915. She was stuck in an asylum in the South of France as she waited for her brother to come and see her.
Just Like a Woman
Two women are on their way to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend,Mona, has a darker secret.
Outside the Law
After their family home in Algeria was lost in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France an...
After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 London terror attacks, two strangers discover their children had been living together at the same time.
André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camarad...
A woman has recently moved to a house near a river. Her son is with her. She experiences strange phenomena as she adjusts to her new home. She will do her best to keep her son with her.
Days of Glory
Four men from North Africa enlisted in the French army.
David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles and travel to the southern California desert, where they look for a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazin...
Passionné par l'histoire de son peuple, Alloune, un vieux guide du musée africain "La Maison des Esclaves" à Gorée, part en pèlerinage pour retrouver les descendants de ses ancêtres aux Etats-Unis. Ce...
Living in Paradise
The lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe are examined in Living in Paradise.
When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions because of the accidental death of his own family investiga...
Merwan, a 19-year-old beur, has been expelled from France and forced to return to Algeria, the country where he was born but where he is now an alien to the language and customs. His fellow nationals ...
Three penniless Parisians dream of the U.S.: Abdenour has fallen in love with a tourist, Alain ("Mozart") loves jazz, and Karim wants to escape his father. Through trickery, they manage to fly to the ...
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