- Zeïtoun, Ariel
- (September 28, 1949, Tunis, Tunisia-)After earning a master's degree in classical and modern literature in 1971, he entered films as an assistant trainee and assistant director. In 1979, he created a production company, Partners, and notably co-financed films directed by Francis Girod (1980 La Banquière; 1982 Le Grand Frère; 1986 Descente aux Enfers; 1988 L'Enfance de l'Art; 1990 Lacenaire / USA: UElegant Criminel / US video: The Elegant Criminal), Diane Kurys (1983 Coup de Foudre / UK: At First Sight / USA: Between Us / Entre Nous), Patrice Chéreau (1983 L'Homme blessé / UK and USA: The Wounded Man), and Olivier Marchal (2002 Gangsters). He has been a film director since 1984.Filmography1984 ◘ Souvenirs, Souvenirs (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist, co-producer)1988 ◘ Saxo (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, producer)1993 ◘ Le Nombril du Monde (also screenwriter, co-adapter, dialogist, co-producer)1997 ◘ Une Femme très très très amoureuse (also screenwriter, producer)1998 ◘ Bimboland2001 ◘ Yamakasi (shooting began by Julien Séri)2007 ◘ Le Dernier Gang (also co-screenwriter, delegate producer)Television Filmography1996 ◘ Les Chiens ne font pas des Chats (also co-screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.