Merzak Allouache

Merzak Allouache op IFFR

Merzak Allouache (1944, Algeria) studied filmmaking in Algiers at the Institut National du Cinéma and subsequently at IDHEC in Paris. After his debut Omar Gatlato (1976), he has made several documentaries about his birthplace Algeria. Based in Paris, he has been directing films in between France and Algeria. In 1994, Bab el-Oued City won the international critics' award at Cannes. 

Filmography

(selection) Omar Gatlato (1976), Les aventures d'un héros (1977), L'homme qui regardait les fenêtres (1983), Un amour à Paris (1986), L'après octobre (1988), Femmes en mouvement (1989), Qabsa Chemma 'La Boite à chique' (1989), Voices of Ramadam (1991), Bab el-Oued City (1994), Salut cousin! (1996), L'autre monde/The Other World (2001), Chouchou (2003), Bab el web (2005), Harragas (2009), Normal! (2011), The Repentant (2012) The Rooftops (2013), Madame Courage (2015), Enquête au Paradis (2017, doc), Divine Wind (2018)

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