Philippe Faucon
Get Philippe Faucon essential facts below. View Videos or join the Philippe Faucon discussion. Add Philippe Faucon to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Philippe Faucon
Philippe Faucon
Philippe Faucon césars 2016.jpg
Philippe Faucon at the 2016 César Awards
Born (1958-01-26) 26 January 1958 (age 61)
Oujda, Morocco
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1984-present

Philippe Faucon (born 26 January 1958) is a French film director, screenwriter and producer.

Life and career

Philippe Faucon was born in Oujda, the son of a French soldier and an Algerian pied-noir mother. He grew up between Morocco and Algeria, where his father did his military service. After completing his studies at Aix-Marseille University, he began to work in film and in 1984, he directed his first short film, titled La Jeunesse.[1]

In 2015, he directed the film Fatima, which was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[2] For the film, he received the Louis Delluc Prize for Best Film, the César Award for Best Film and the César Award for Best Adaptation, among other awards.[3]


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter Other
1984 La Jeunesse Yes Short film
1986 Mauvais Sang Yes Location manager
1990 L'Amour Yes Yes Cannes Film Festival - Perspectives of French Cinema Award
1993 Sabine Yes Yes
1995 Muriel fait le désespoir de ses parents Yes Yes
1995 Trois minutes de politique Yes Short film; executive producer
1995 Le Ravin Yes Short film; executive producer
1996 Les Jumeaux Yes Short film; also producer and editor
1996 L'@mour Est À Réinventer Yes Yes TV mini-series
1996 Being Seventeen Yes Yes Telefilm
1998 Les Étrangers Yes Yes Telefilm
2000 Samia Yes Yes Yes Also editor
Amiens International Film Festival - Prize of the City of Amiens
2002 Grégoire peut mieux faire Yes Yes Telefilm
2002 Lulu Yes Actor
2005 The Betrayal Yes Yes Yes Also associate producer and casting director
2007 Dans la vie Yes Yes Yes Also producer and actor (uncredited)
2008 D'amour et de révoltes Yes TV series
2010 Making Off Yes Yes Short film
2011 The Disintegration Yes Yes Yes Also associate producer
2015 Fatima Yes Yes Yes Also producer
César Award for Best Film
César Award for Best Adaptation
French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - Best French Film
Louis Delluc Prize for Best Film
Lumières Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated--Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario for Best Adaptation
2018 Amin Yes Yes


  1. ^ "César 2016 - Philippe Faucon, réalisateur de "Fatima", sacré meilleur film : "Les films français sont en décalage avec la société"". Télérama. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Justin Chang (21 April 2015). "Cannes: Directors' Fortnight Unveils 2015 Lineup". Variety. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Cesar Awards: Philippe Faucon's Drama 'Fatima' Wins Best Film". Variety. Retrieved 2016.

External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Music Scenes