Roschdy Zem

Roschdy Zem (born 1965-09-27, Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French actor of Moroccan descent. He shared the award for Best Actor for his role in the film Days of Glory at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roschdy Zem, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Days of Glory (2006)

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachid Bouchareb
CAST:  Jamel Debbouze  •  Samy Naceri  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Sami Bouajila

During WWII, four North African men enlist in the French army to liberate that country from Nazi oppression, and to fight French discrimination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachid Bouchareb
CAST:  Jamel Debbouze  •  Samy Naceri  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Sami Bouajila

My Wife Is an Actress (2001)

A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yvan Attal
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Yvan Attal  •  Terence Stamp  •  Noémie Lvovsky

A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yvan Attal
CAST:  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Yvan Attal  •  Terence Stamp  •  Noémie Lvovsky

Merci Docteur Rey (2002)

A gay young man is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man’s sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. The next day the young man's opera diva mother informs him that his estranged father has been in Paris... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Roschdy Zem

A gay young man is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man’s sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. The next day the young man's opera diva mother informs him that his estranged father has been in Paris... ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Litvack
CAST:  Dianne Wiest  •  Jane Birkin  •  Bulle Ogier  •  Roschdy Zem

Monsieur N. (2003)

This film covers the last years of the Emperor's life, imprisoned by the British on St Helena, a remote island off the west coast of Africa. Napoleon retains a loyal entourage of officers who help him plot his escape and evade the attentions of the island's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine de Caunes
CAST:  Philippe Torreton  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Jay Rodan  •  Elsa Zylberstein

This film covers the last years of the Emperor's life, imprisoned by the British on St Helena, a remote island off the west coast of Africa. Napoleon retains a loyal entourage of officers who help him plot his escape and evade the attentions of the island's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antoine de Caunes
CAST:  Philippe Torreton  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Jay Rodan  •  Elsa Zylberstein

Only Girls (2003)

After a shoplifter finds herself unexpectedly released on parole, she pays a call on the judge at her flat. The judge, Carole Rewinsky, does not tell Tina that her elease was only a clerical error. The two find they share things in common other than the judicial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Jolivet
CAST:  Sandrine Kiberlain  •  François Berléand  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Vincent Lindon

After a shoplifter finds herself unexpectedly released on parole, she pays a call on the judge at her flat. The judge, Carole Rewinsky, does not tell Tina that her elease was only a clerical error. The two find they share things in common other than the judicial ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Jolivet
CAST:  Sandrine Kiberlain  •  François Berléand  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Vincent Lindon

I Don't Kiss (1991)

A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive girl she is herself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Hélène Vincent  •  Ivan Desny

A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive girl she is herself ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Philippe Noiret  •  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Hélène Vincent  •  Ivan Desny

To Have (Or Not) (1995)

Alice, fired from her job on an assembly line, leaves her boyfriend and provincial home for an uncertain new life in Lyon. There she encounters Bruno, a construction worker who's just been dumped and is severely depressed. Romantic possibilities ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laetitia Masson
CAST:  Sandrine Kiberlain  •  Arnaud Giovaninetti  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Jean-Michel Fête

Alice, fired from her job on an assembly line, leaves her boyfriend and provincial home for an uncertain new life in Lyon. There she encounters Bruno, a construction worker who's just been dumped and is severely depressed. Romantic possibilities ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laetitia Masson
CAST:  Sandrine Kiberlain  •  Arnaud Giovaninetti  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Jean-Michel Fête

Save Me (2000)

Agatha is a beautiful young woman from Romania who had a brief but passionate love affair with a French surgeon when he visited her country as part of a charitable medical team. Agatha has decided to come to France to rekindle their romance, but when she arrives in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Vincent
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Rona Hartner  •  Karole Rocher  •  Jean-Roger Milo

Agatha is a beautiful young woman from Romania who had a brief but passionate love affair with a French surgeon when he visited her country as part of a charitable medical team. Agatha has decided to come to France to rekindle their romance, but when she arrives in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Vincent
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Rona Hartner  •  Karole Rocher  •  Jean-Roger Milo

Clubbed to Death (1997)

A young woman visiting Paris, misses the last bus home, finds herself stranded on the outskirts of Paris. Entering a local club, she meets a troubled drug addict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yolande Zauberman
CAST:  Élodie Bouchez  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Béatrice Dalle  •  Richard Courcet

A young woman visiting Paris, misses the last bus home, finds herself stranded on the outskirts of Paris. Entering a local club, she meets a troubled drug addict.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yolande Zauberman
CAST:  Élodie Bouchez  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Béatrice Dalle  •  Richard Courcet

The Other Shore (1997)

This film deals with the aftermath of the Algerian war of liberation. Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman, manages an olive canning factory in Oran. He travels to Paris for a cataract operation. Marinette, his sister, and Belka, his friend and a recent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominique Cabrera
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Marthe Villalonga  •  Sid Ahmed Agoumi

This film deals with the aftermath of the Algerian war of liberation. Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman, manages an olive canning factory in Oran. He travels to Paris for a cataract operation. Marinette, his sister, and Belka, his friend and a recent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominique Cabrera
CAST:  Claude Brasseur  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Marthe Villalonga  •  Sid Ahmed Agoumi

Outside the Law (2010)

After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachid Bouchareb
CAST:  Jamel Debbouze  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Sami Bouajila  •  Chafia Boudraa

After losing their family home in Algeria in the 1920s, three brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader becomes a leader of the Algerian independence movement in France and Saïd moves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachid Bouchareb
CAST:  Jamel Debbouze  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Sami Bouajila  •  Chafia Boudraa

Living in Paradise (1999)

Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living in Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bourlem Guerdjou
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Fadila Belkebla  •  Omar Bekhaled  •  Hiam Abbass

Set in France in 1961-1962 during the Algerian War, Living in Paradise is a thought-provoking examination of the lives of North African immigrants trying to find a place in the social system of Western Europe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bourlem Guerdjou
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Fadila Belkebla  •  Omar Bekhaled  •  Hiam Abbass

Enchanted Interlude (2000)

Summer 1969 on the Mediterranean coast. Paul and Vincent are childhood buddies. On a beach one day, they meet Alice and her friend Eve. After a series of memorable adventures, couples fall into place but not quite in the right order. Alice blossoms elsewhere, Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Spinosa
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Karin Viard  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Roschdy Zem

Summer 1969 on the Mediterranean coast. Paul and Vincent are childhood buddies. On a beach one day, they meet Alice and her friend Eve. After a series of memorable adventures, couples fall into place but not quite in the right order. Alice blossoms elsewhere, Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Spinosa
CAST:  Vincent Elbaz  •  Karin Viard  •  Clotilde Courau  •  Roschdy Zem

Point Blank (2010)

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Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Elena Anaya  •  Gilles Lellouche

Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Cavayé
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Elena Anaya  •  Gilles Lellouche

Blanche (2002)

In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernie Bonvoisin
CAST:  Lou Doillon  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Carole Bouquet

In 17th century France, cardinal Mazarin's death squad kills young Blanche's parents. She grows up to become a thief and steels a substance called Powder of the Devil and a coded letter that were sent to cardinal Mazarin. He is furious.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernie Bonvoisin
CAST:  Lou Doillon  •  Roschdy Zem  •  Jean Rochefort  •  Carole Bouquet

Go Fast (2008)

Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using the "Go Fast" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Van Hoofstadt
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Olivier Gourmet  •  David Saracino  •  Jean-Michel Fête

Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using the "Go Fast" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Van Hoofstadt
CAST:  Roschdy Zem  •  Olivier Gourmet  •  David Saracino  •  Jean-Michel Fête

The Cold Light of Day (2012)

After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mabrouk El Mechri
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Verónica Echegui  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bruce Willis

After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mabrouk El Mechri
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Verónica Echegui  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Bruce Willis

Giraffada (2014)

Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. After an air raid in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rani Massalha
CAST:  Saleh Bakri  •  Ahmad Bayatra  •  Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre  •  Roschdy Zem

Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. After an air raid in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rani Massalha
CAST:  Saleh Bakri  •  Ahmad Bayatra  •  Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre  •  Roschdy Zem

Collision (2013)

Set around a wife and husband on vacation in Morocco with the wife plotting to murder her husband with help from her lover. The plan goes terribly wrong when her lover and husband get into a terrible car accident on a remote desert road. They escape the multi-car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Marconi
CAST:  Jaimie Alexander  •  Frank Grillo  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Roschdy Zem

Set around a wife and husband on vacation in Morocco with the wife plotting to murder her husband with help from her lover. The plan goes terribly wrong when her lover and husband get into a terrible car accident on a remote desert road. They escape the multi-car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Marconi
CAST:  Jaimie Alexander  •  Frank Grillo  •  Marie-Josée Croze  •  Roschdy Zem

Le plus beau métier du monde (1996)

Pour se rapprocher de ses enfants a la suite de son divorce, Laurent Monier, professeur d'histoire-geographie dans un paisible lycee de province, accepte un poste dans un college sensible de la banlieue parisienne. On lui attribue la classe la plus dure, la ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Lauzier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Ticky Holgado  •  Michèle Laroque  •  Souad Amidou

Pour se rapprocher de ses enfants a la suite de son divorce, Laurent Monier, professeur d'histoire-geographie dans un paisible lycee de province, accepte un poste dans un college sensible de la banlieue parisienne. On lui attribue la classe la plus dure, la ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Lauzier
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Ticky Holgado  •  Michèle Laroque  •  Souad Amidou
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