Faouzi Bensaïdi

Faouzi Bensaïdi

Morocco

Biography

Faouzi Bensaïdi directed LA FALAISE, his first short film, in 1997, for which he received 23 awards. In 2000, he directed two short films: LE MUR, which won an award at the Festival de Cannes, and TRAJETS, which won a prize at the Venice Film Festival. In 2003, his first feature MILLE MOIS won two awards at Cannes. In 2013, he directed DEATH FOR SALE, which won an award at the Berlinale. Throughout his career, Bensaïdi has also worked as an author and actor with great directors including Nabil Ayouch, André Techiné and Nadir Mocknech. All of his films have received critical acclaim and have been distributed around the world.

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