Ismaël Ferroukhi

Ismaël Ferroukhi

France

Biography

Ismaël Ferroukhi (born 1962) is a French-Moroccan film director. Ferroukhi was born in Kenitra. He gained exposure with his 1992 short film L'EXPOSE, which won the Kodak Prize at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival. Following, Ferroukhi co-wrote the Cédric Kahn film Trop de Bonheur (1994). His directorial debut LE GRAND VOYAGE, produced by Humbert Balsan and Ognon Pictures, won the Lion of the Future "Luigi De Laurentiis" Award for a First Feature Film at the 61st Venice Film Festival in 2004. His last film FREE MEN (2011) was screened at Cannes Film Festival in 2011. His project MICA was selected for the Venice Gap-financing Market 2019.

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