Tarik Saleh

Tarik Saleh

Still: Boy from Heaven

Tarik SALEH (1972, Sweden) is a TV producer, filmmaker, writer, animator and journalist. Also, as one of Sweden's top graffiti artists in the 1980s, he helped create the well-known piece titled Fascinate in Stockholm's Bromsten neighbourhood in 1989. Saleh directed and wrote the award-winning screenplay for The Nile Hilton Incident (2017), episodes of the HBO series Westworld and music videos for artists like Lykke Li. His first feature film was 2009's Metropia. Selected for IFFR 2023, his most recent film, Boy from Heaven (2022), was awarded Best Screenplay at Cannes Film Festival and selected to compete for the Palme d'Or.


Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara (2001, TV doc), Gitmo: The New Rules of War (2005, doc), Westworld (ep, TV series, 2018), Ray Donovan (ep, TV series, 2018), Metropia (2009), Tommy (2014), The Nile Hilton Incident (2017), The Contractor (2022), La Conspiration du Caire/Boy from Heaven (2022)

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