Philippe Faucon

Films in our catalogue

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, (...)

Two Ladies

Esther is elderly. She is also Jewish. She requires constant nursing, but her sturdy ill-temper runs through nursing assistants like nobody's business. Yvette, her most recent victim, has just handed her notice in, joining a long line of predecessors. Elie, (...)

SABINE

Between July 1989 and M ay 1990, a young 32-year-old woman keeps a journal of her final months. She is dying of AIDS. Through her awkward though deliberate writings, requiring every ounce of her strength, we encounter her daily struggle to survive. The (...)

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 (...)

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).