Philippe Faucon

Films in our catalogue

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 « (...)

Muriel's Parents Are Desperate

Muriel, a 17 year-old French girl who prefers girls to boys, has no intention of ever changing. When Muriel leaves home to study in Paris, she becomes a selfdetermined sexual being and learns the hard lessons of love. She comes under the spell of the (...)

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. (...)

SAMIA

Samia is the sixth of eight children from an immigrant Algerian family, who have a strict approach to the education of girls. She lives with her family near Marseille.Her development into adolescence takes place at the same time as her eldest sister, Amel, (...)

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).