- Zemmouri, Mahmoud
- (December 22, 1946, Boufarik, Algeria-)He spent two years in the Superior School of Opti-cals (1968-1969) and attended courses at the IDHEC as an unregistered student for one year (1973) before making his professional debut as a trainee assistant to directors Daniel Moosmann and Ali Ghalem. A film actor since 1974 (L'Autre France, Ali Ghalem, released in 1977), he recently appeared in Munich (Steven Spielberg, 2005, USA). He directed mainly comedies.Filmography1976 ◘ La Brèche (short; also screenwriter)1981 ◘ Prends 10000 Balles et casse-toi (also screenwriter, dialogist)1986 ◘ Les Folles Années du Twist (also screenwriter, dialogist; Algeria / France; shot in 1983)1991 ◘ De Hollywood à Tamanrasset (also screenwriter, dialogist; shot in 1988-1989)1993 ◘ L'Honneur de la Tribu (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Algeria)1997 ◘ 100% Arabica (also screenwriter, dialogist, production manager, actor; France / Belgium / Switzerland; shot in 1995-1996)2006 ◘ Beur blanc rouge (also screenwriter)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.