Assaad Bouab

Assaad Bouab is a French-Moroccan actor whose first co-starring role is Whatever Lola Wants, directed by Nabil Ayouch and co-starring Laura Ramsey as Lola. The film premiered 11 December 2007 at the Dubai International Film Festival. Bouab attended Cours Florent from 1999 to 2002, and graduated from CNSAD in Paris in 2006. He has had a regular role in the popular French television series Call My Agent!.

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

Marock (2005)

A Muslim girl and a Jewish boy fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laïla Marrakchi
CAST:  Morjana Alaoui  •  Matthieu Boujenah  •  Razika Simozrag  •  Fatym Layachi

A Muslim girl and a Jewish boy fall in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laïla Marrakchi
CAST:  Morjana Alaoui  •  Matthieu Boujenah  •  Razika Simozrag  •  Fatym Layachi

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

Fashion Victim (2009)

Paris 1577 - King Henri III gives famous couturier Pic Saint Loup a crucial diplomatic mission. He must go to Spain to make a magnificent gown for the wedding of the King's nephew to the daughter of a Spanish noble. The trouble is that the real creative brains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Jugnot
CAST:  Gérard Jugnot  •  Bernard Le Coq  •  Juan Diego  •  Assaad Bouab

Paris 1577 - King Henri III gives famous couturier Pic Saint Loup a crucial diplomatic mission. He must go to Spain to make a magnificent gown for the wedding of the King's nephew to the daughter of a Spanish noble. The trouble is that the real creative brains ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gérard Jugnot
CAST:  Gérard Jugnot  •  Bernard Le Coq  •  Juan Diego  •  Assaad Bouab

Zaina: Rider of the Atlas (2005)

Young Zaina, must lead a caravan of precious thoroughbreds to Marrakech to take part of the most prestigious of all races : the Agdal. Along she'll have to face powerful OMAR and learn to trust her newly discovered father Mustapha.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bourlem Guerdjou
CAST:  Aziza Nadir  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sami Bouajila  •  Michel Favory

Young Zaina, must lead a caravan of precious thoroughbreds to Marrakech to take part of the most prestigious of all races : the Agdal. Along she'll have to face powerful OMAR and learn to trust her newly discovered father Mustapha.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bourlem Guerdjou
CAST:  Aziza Nadir  •  Simon Abkarian  •  Sami Bouajila  •  Michel Favory

Queen of the Desert (2015)

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Herzog
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  James Franco  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Damian Lewis

Kandisha (2008)

Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named Kandisha.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme Cohen-Olivar
CAST:  Amira Casar  •  Saïd Taghmaoui  •  Assaad Bouab  •  David Carradine

Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named Kandisha.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme Cohen-Olivar
CAST:  Amira Casar  •  Saïd Taghmaoui  •  Assaad Bouab  •  David Carradine

Seventeen Times Cécile Cassard (2002)

Haunted by the death of her husband, a woman travels to another town and finds a soul mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Béatrice Dalle  •  Romain Duris  •  Jeanne Balibar  •  Ange Ruzé

Haunted by the death of her husband, a woman travels to another town and finds a soul mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Béatrice Dalle  •  Romain Duris  •  Jeanne Balibar  •  Ange Ruzé

Whatever Lola wants (2007)

A Brooklyn postal worker follows her Egyptian boyfriend to Cairo where she takes belly-dancing lessons from a legendary but disgraced Egyptian dancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nabil Ayouch
CAST:  Achmed Akkabi  •  Milia Ayache  •  Assaad Bouab  •  Laura Ramsey

A Brooklyn postal worker follows her Egyptian boyfriend to Cairo where she takes belly-dancing lessons from a legendary but disgraced Egyptian dancer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nabil Ayouch
CAST:  Achmed Akkabi  •  Milia Ayache  •  Assaad Bouab  •  Laura Ramsey

Ali and Nino (2016)

Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight for their country’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asif Kapadia
CAST:  Adam Bakri  •  María Valverde  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Connie Nielsen

Muslim prince Ali and Georgian aristocrat Nino have grown up in the Russian province of Azerbaijan. Their tragic love story sees the outbreak of the First World War and the world’s struggle for Baku’s oil. Ultimately they must choose to fight for their country’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asif Kapadia
CAST:  Adam Bakri  •  María Valverde  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Connie Nielsen

Made in France (2015)

Sam, a freelance journalist, decides to investigate the growing phenomenon of disaffected youth joining extremist groups. He infiltrates a group of four young people who have been tasked with the creation of a jihadist cell and whose mission is to destabilise the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Boukhrief
CAST:  Malik Zidi  •  Dimitri Storoge  •  François Civil  •  Nassim Lyes

Sam, a freelance journalist, decides to investigate the growing phenomenon of disaffected youth joining extremist groups. He infiltrates a group of four young people who have been tasked with the creation of a jihadist cell and whose mission is to destabilise the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Boukhrief
CAST:  Malik Zidi  •  Dimitri Storoge  •  François Civil  •  Nassim Lyes

Rising Voices (2015)

A handful of migrants without papers decide to start a hunger strike. Day by day, overcoming the violence that they inflict upon themselves, they discover the greatness of their true cause. From this realisation they learn to affirm their common humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bénédicte Liénard  •  Mary Jimenez Freeman-Morris
CAST:  Assaad Bouab  •  Sam Louwyck  •  Maryam Zaree  •  Yassine Fadel

A handful of migrants without papers decide to start a hunger strike. Day by day, overcoming the violence that they inflict upon themselves, they discover the greatness of their true cause. From this realisation they learn to affirm their common humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bénédicte Liénard  •  Mary Jimenez Freeman-Morris
CAST:  Assaad Bouab  •  Sam Louwyck  •  Maryam Zaree  •  Yassine Fadel

The Bay of Silence (2020)

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paula van der Oest
CAST:  Claes Bang  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Brian Cox  •  Assaad Bouab

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paula van der Oest
CAST:  Claes Bang  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Brian Cox  •  Assaad Bouab

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DIRECTION:  Ybao Benedetti
CAST:  Ariane Ascaride  •  Michel Bompoil  •  Assaad Bouab  •  Pauline Caupenne

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DIRECTION:  Bruno Garcia
CAST:  Assaad Bouab  •  Florence Thomassin  •  Laëtitia Milot  •  Guillaume Faure

Overdose (2022)

Captain Sara Bellaiche, from Toulouse Judiciary Police branch, is investigating a go-fast linked to the murder of two teenagers, an investigation led by Richard Cross, from the Paris Criminal Brigade. Forced to collaborate in order to find the murderer and stop the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Marchal
CAST:  Sofia Essaïdi  •  Assaad Bouab  •  Alberto Ammann  •  Nicolas Cazalé

Captain Sara Bellaiche, from Toulouse Judiciary Police branch, is investigating a go-fast linked to the murder of two teenagers, an investigation led by Richard Cross, from the Paris Criminal Brigade. Forced to collaborate in order to find the murderer and stop the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Marchal
CAST:  Sofia Essaïdi  •  Assaad Bouab  •  Alberto Ammann  •  Nicolas Cazalé