Philippe Faucon

Films in our catalogue

HARKIS

During the Algerian War (1954-1962), many impoverished young Algerian men, known as « Harkis », volunteered to join the French Army. Salah and Kaddour find themselves under the orders of Lieutenant Pascal. But as the conflict draws to an end, the prospect (...)

AMIN

Amin came from Senegal nine years ago to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïsha and their three children. His work is his life, his friends the men who live with him in the social home. Aïsha sees her husband only once or twice a year, for a week (...)

Disintegration (The)

A housing project in the Lille urban area, Northern France, today. Three twenty year old friends, Ali, Nasser and Hamza, meet Djamel, who is ten years older. In the eyes of Ali and his friends, Djamel appears like an elder brother with a shrewd outlook and (...)

FATIMA

Fatima lives on her own with two daughters to support: 15-year old Souad, a teenager in revolt, and 18-year old Nesrine, who is starting medical school. Fatima speaks French poorly and is constantly frustrated by her daily interactions with her daughters. (...)

Betrayal (The)

In 1960, during the Algerian civil war, Lieutenant Roque is a French officer worn out by the meandering conflict. Roque and his men have been posted to a small, isolated village. His role is, officially, to pacify the Algerians, and to convince of the « (...)

Biography

Philippe Faucon was born in Oujda, Morocco and studied at the Université d'Aix-en-Provence in France. His feature films include L'Amour (89), Sabine (92), Muriel fait le désespoir de ses parents (95), Mes Dix-sept Ans (96),Les Étrangers (99), Samia (00), Grégoire peut mieux faire (01) and La Trahison (05).