Rachida Brakni

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Cheba Louisa (2013)

30-year-old Djemila, a single jurist, at last has her own apartment... a few steps away from her parents' place. A French woman of North African extraction, she does everything she can to hide her origins. Emma, her nutty and broke neighbor, struggles to raise her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Françoise Charpiat
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Isabelle Carré  •  Biyouna  •  Stanley Weber

30-year-old Djemila, a single jurist, at last has her own apartment... a few steps away from her parents' place. A French woman of North African extraction, she does everything she can to hide her origins. Emma, her nutty and broke neighbor, struggles to raise her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Françoise Charpiat
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Isabelle Carré  •  Biyouna  •  Stanley Weber

Out of the Blue (2007)

Marion, a 50 year old woman, suddenly ups and leaves the man with whom she has been living for the past 20 years; she has found herself, midlife, in love with her friend Claude, another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Mireille Perrier  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Robin Renucci  •  Chloé Coulloud

Marion, a 50 year old woman, suddenly ups and leaves the man with whom she has been living for the past 20 years; she has found herself, midlife, in love with her friend Claude, another woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alain Tasma
CAST:  Mireille Perrier  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Robin Renucci  •  Chloé Coulloud

God's Offices (2008)

A realist dramedy about dedicated social workers who devote their long shifts to helping pregnant women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Simon
CAST:  Anne Alvaro  •  Nathalie Baye  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Rachida Brakni

A realist dramedy about dedicated social workers who devote their long shifts to helping pregnant women.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Simon
CAST:  Anne Alvaro  •  Nathalie Baye  •  Michel Boujenah  •  Rachida Brakni

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DIRECTION:  Arthur Joffé
CAST:  Sergio Castellitto  •  Isabelle Gélinas  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Tchéky Karyo

Skate Or Die (2008)

Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that the criminals are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Courtois
CAST:  Mickey Mahut  •  Idriss Diop  •  Elsa Pataky  •  Philippe Bas

Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that the criminals are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel Courtois
CAST:  Mickey Mahut  •  Idriss Diop  •  Elsa Pataky  •  Philippe Bas

Hip Moves (2012)

Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair of lovers: his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé P. Gustave
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Joana Preiss  •  Eric Cantona  •  Jérôme Le Banner

Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair of lovers: his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hervé P. Gustave
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Joana Preiss  •  Eric Cantona  •  Jérôme Le Banner

The Straight Line (2011)

Leila is released from prison after five years of confinement. She will meet Yannick, a young athlete who became blind after an accident. This last practice race despite his disability, but to run it must be connected by a wire to guide a person called. It offers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Wargnier
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Cyril Descours  •  Clémentine Célarié  •  Seydina Baldé

Leila is released from prison after five years of confinement. She will meet Yannick, a young athlete who became blind after an accident. This last practice race despite his disability, but to run it must be connected by a wire to guide a person called. It offers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Régis Wargnier
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Cyril Descours  •  Clémentine Célarié  •  Seydina Baldé

Secrets of State (2008)

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Haïm
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Nicolas Duvauchelle  •  Mehdi Nebbou

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Haïm
CAST:  Gérard Lanvin  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Nicolas Duvauchelle  •  Mehdi Nebbou

L'enfant endormi (2004)

In the northeast of contemporary Morocco, Zeinab, a young wife watches her husband leave the country to go underground the day after their wedding. Zeinab is expecting a child. While she is waiting for her husband to return she lulls the foetus to sleep. Time goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yasmine Kassari
CAST:  Mounia Osfour  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Nermine Elhaggar  •  Fatna Abdessamie

In the northeast of contemporary Morocco, Zeinab, a young wife watches her husband leave the country to go underground the day after their wedding. Zeinab is expecting a child. While she is waiting for her husband to return she lulls the foetus to sleep. Time goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yasmine Kassari
CAST:  Mounia Osfour  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Nermine Elhaggar  •  Fatna Abdessamie

The Overeater (2002)

Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a large isolated house. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Binisti
CAST:  Eric Cantona  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Caroline Silhol  •  Richard Bohringer

Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a large isolated house. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thierry Binisti
CAST:  Eric Cantona  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Caroline Silhol  •  Richard Bohringer

Enough! (2006)

Set amidst the civil war of Algeria in the 1990s, Enough! is the story of two women. Emel is a Westerner whose husband, a journalist, is missing - perhaps kidnapped or even killed for articles he's written.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Djamila Sahraoui
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Malika Belbey  •  Abdelbacet Benkhalifa  •  Abdelkrim Beriber

Set amidst the civil war of Algeria in the 1990s, Enough! is the story of two women. Emel is a Westerner whose husband, a journalist, is missing - perhaps kidnapped or even killed for articles he's written.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Djamila Sahraoui
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Malika Belbey  •  Abdelbacet Benkhalifa  •  Abdelkrim Beriber

Far Away (2001)

Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in Canada. Serge appeals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Lubna Azabal  •  Mohamed Hamaidi  •  Yasmina Reza  •  Jack Taylor

Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in Canada. Serge appeals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Téchiné
CAST:  Lubna Azabal  •  Mohamed Hamaidi  •  Yasmina Reza  •  Jack Taylor

Neuilly Yo Mama! (2009)

Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Julien-Laferrière
CAST:  Samy Seghir  •  Jérémy Denisty  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Denis Podalydès

Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Julien-Laferrière
CAST:  Samy Seghir  •  Jérémy Denisty  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Denis Podalydès

Let Them Come (2015)

In this remarkable adaptation of Arezki Mellal’s novel, a family must defend itself amidst the onslaught of violence between government forces and radical Islamists in 1980s Algeria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salem Brahimi
CAST:  Amazigh Kateb  •  Rachida Brakni

In this remarkable adaptation of Arezki Mellal’s novel, a family must defend itself amidst the onslaught of violence between government forces and radical Islamists in 1980s Algeria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Salem Brahimi
CAST:  Amazigh Kateb  •  Rachida Brakni

Silences d'état (2013)

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DIRECTION:  Frédéric Berthe
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Thierry Neuvic  •  Richard Berry  •  Eric Caruso

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DIRECTION:  Frédéric Berthe
CAST:  Rachida Brakni  •  Thierry Neuvic  •  Richard Berry  •  Eric Caruso

State Affairs (2009)

A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora investigates, getting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Valette
CAST:  André Dussollier  •  Thierry Frémont  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Christine Boisson

A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora Chahyd, believes there's a connection between them, much to his superiors chagrin. As Nora investigates, getting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Valette
CAST:  André Dussollier  •  Thierry Frémont  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Christine Boisson

Chaos (2001)

A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her resurrection-then for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Coline Serreau
CAST:  Vincent Lindon  •  Catherine Frot  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Line Renaud

A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her resurrection-then for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Coline Serreau
CAST:  Vincent Lindon  •  Catherine Frot  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Line Renaud

De SAS en SAS (2017)

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DIRECTION:  Rachida Brakni
CAST:  Samira Brahmia  •  Zita Hanrot  •  Fabienne Babe  •  Judith Caen

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DIRECTION:  Rachida Brakni
CAST:  Samira Brahmia  •  Zita Hanrot  •  Fabienne Babe  •  Judith Caen

Torn (2019)

In the suburb of Lille, Stéphane holds a tobacco shop with his father, Maurice, a retired military officer. Although feeling trapped in his marriage, Stéphane doesn't want to leave his wife, Elise, a lawyer, and is currently having an affair with Leila, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renaud Bertrand
CAST:  Thierry Neuvic  •  Guy Marchand  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Sophie Quinton

In the suburb of Lille, Stéphane holds a tobacco shop with his father, Maurice, a retired military officer. Although feeling trapped in his marriage, Stéphane doesn't want to leave his wife, Elise, a lawyer, and is currently having an affair with Leila, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Renaud Bertrand
CAST:  Thierry Neuvic  •  Guy Marchand  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Sophie Quinton

Une couleur café (1997)

Comedy directed by Henri Duparc.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri Duparc
CAST:  Jean-Marie Adiaffi  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Silvie Feit

Comedy directed by Henri Duparc.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henri Duparc
CAST:  Jean-Marie Adiaffi  •  Rachida Brakni  •  Silvie Feit
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