WorldCat Identities

Zem, Roschdy

Works: 146 works in 663 publications in 8 languages and 5,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Crime films  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, fmd, Restager , Adapter, Director, Author, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Other, Film editor, Author of dialog, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roschdy Zem
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

57 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a 1943 WW II French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task without recruiting men from their African colonies. The Africans themselves start their long journey full of hope and anticipation, but as they get closer to their goal they realize that their enemy is not necessarily the Germans
Hors la loi = Outside the law by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII"
À bout portant = Point blank by Fred Cavayé( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Samuel is a nurse working at a hospital when his pregnant wife is kidnapped before his very eyes. Knocked unconscious, he comes to and discovers that a dangerous criminal named Sartet is responsible, and if he's ever to see his wife again, he must do Sartet's bidding. Samuel quickly finds himself pitted against rival gangsters and trigger-happy police in a deadly race to save the lives of his wife and unborn child"--Container
Live and become by Radu Mihaileanu( Visual )

43 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the life of an Ethiopian boy who is passed off as an African Jew to escape his ravaged country. As the years pass we follow Schlomo as he becomes a teenager growing up in Tel Aviv learning about Judaism and western values? and falling in love. However he also has to experience the war in the country's occupied zones and some vicious prejudice when he discovers some Israelis cannot accept that Jews can also be black. With the help of a local leader he grows into an idealistic young medical student, and secretly writes letters to his real mother back home. Schlomo is forced to make the heart-wrenching decision about whether to admit to the deception that has shadowed his entire childhood
Le petit lieutenant by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine, an ambitious young rookie cop from Normandy, joins an elite plainclothes crime unit in Paris. He is happy, but misses his wife, who prefers the countryside and has stayed behind. His co-workers, drinking buddies, and mentors include cynical veteran Mallet and Moroccan Muslim Solo. He also develops a close relationship with his supervisor, Inspector Vaudieu, a recovering alcoholic who develops maternal feelings towards Antoine. When the body of a Polish drifter is found murdered along the Seine, a seemingly routine investigation suddenly turns violent and changes Antoine's life forever
Bird people by Pascale Ferran( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an airport hotel on the outskirts of Paris, a Silicon Valley engineer abruptly quits his job, breaks up with his wife, and isolates himself in his room. But as fate draws him and a young French maid together, he may just discover the unexpected shakeup his life so desperately needs
Betty Fisher et autres histoires = Alias Betty by Claude Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her son is murdered, Betty's mother kidnaps a boy to replace him
Little Senegal by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After many years as a tourist guide in the Slave museum in Senegal, Alloune, 65, a widower living alone, decides to go to America in search of his ancestors, taken away from the village 200 years ago and sold as slaves in the New World. From Charleston to Little Senegal, New York, Alloune searches for his ancestors but also for an ideal vision of an African family, only to discover a strong ostracism between African and Afro-American communities. He is embodied by his nephew Hassan, a cab driver and his girlfriend Biram, an African with modern views of love and marriage; and Ida an older woman, faced with seeing her pregnant granddaughter destroyed by drugs and life on the street. -- uniFrance
Chocolat by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in French and German and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rafael 'Chocolat' Padilla vormt samen met George Foottit een succesvol clownsduo waarin hij de 'domme zwarte' moet spelen
La fille de Monaco = The girl from Monaco by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Parisian lawyer travels to defend an elderly widow accused of murder. The defendant's son hires a bodyguard for him, and the lawyer falls for an ambitious TV weather girl who sees him as a means to advance her career. To complicate matters, she was the bodyguard's former girlfriend, and he wants her back
Collision( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On their honeymoon in Morocco, Scott and Taylor Dolan set off on a day trip through the Sahara. When something goes terribly wrong, the couple find themselves stranded in the middle of the remote desert with no way home. Soon, lies and betrayals are revealed, and they discover that nothing happens by chance
On a failli être amies = The chef's wife by Anne Le Ny( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marithe works in a training center and her main responsibility is to assist people seeking alternative job options. One day, Carole arrives at the center, looking for new professional opportunities. She can no longer stand the pressure of working with her talented Michelin-starred chef husband, Sam, nor does she want to live in his shadow. She's never finished her studies and thus reaches out to Marithe to turn her life around
Vivre au paradis = Living in paradise by Bouriem Guerdjou( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in France in 1961-1962, during the Algerian War ... focuses on Lakhdar, an immigrant construction worker in Paris who lives in the squalid and miserable conditions of the shantytowns. He longs to see his family and brings them from Algeria to live with him in his makeshift hut--with disastrous results."--Container
Omar m'a tuer by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1991 gaat Omar Raddad de gevangenis in voor de moord op mevrouw Marchal, bij wie hij werkte als tuinman. Drie jaar later, besluit een schrijver die overtuigd is van zijn onschuld, om zijn eigen onderzoek in te stellen. Het verhaal van twee mannen die elkaar ontmoeten en door alles worden tegengewerkt
Four lovers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel decide organizar una cena tras conocer a Vincent en el trabajo con sus respectivos cónyuges: Franck y Tery. Los cuatro se harán amigos y se enamorarán locamente. Con el paso del tiempo, la confusión y la culpa irán tomando forma en sus cociencias
36 Quai des Orfèvres by Olivier Marchal( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent Parisian gang has been operating with complete disregard for the law. There are only two men who can stop them: head of the Search and Action Squad, Leo Vrinks (Daniel Auteuil) and the head of the Anti-Crime Unit, Denis Klein (Gerard Depardieu). Their chief, Robert Mancini (Andre Dussollier), lays down a challenge to the two men: Whichever man captures the gang will replace him as the head of the Criminal Investigations Department
Merci Docteur Rey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the troubles of young gay man, Thomas. First his opera diva mother, Elisabeth, comes for a visit. The only problem he has is that she doesn't know he's gay. When he accepts a blind date with someone from an online chat room, he ends up witnessing a murder and possibly discovering the identity of his real father. Eventually he ends up telling his story to a therapist, who is instead replaced by unstable voice-over actress Penelope
L'autre côté de la mer by Dominique Cabrera( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Montero, an Algerian-born Frenchman (known as a pied noir) who chose to remain in Algeria after its independence from France in 1962 even though revolts against French emigrees have gotten worse, sets foot in France for the first time in the summer of 1994 to undergo a cataract operation in Paris and, while there, to visit family members who had fled during Algeria's war of independence. The young eye surgeon who treats him, Tarek Timzert, is of North African heritage, but considers himself French; he doesn't speak Arabic and has never visited the land of his ancestors, cutting himself off from his Algerian roots. The two men--one nearing retirement, the other just starting out in life-- form a mutually supportive bond, their meeting a catalyst for dealing with unsolved problems in their individual lives, and their connection to larger political questions
Mauvaise foi by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clara est juive, Ismaël est arabe. Ils forment un couple heureux et épanoui. Lorsque Clara tombe enceinte, c'est le plus beau jour de leur vie. Tout va bien..."
Tenja = Testament by Hassan Legzouli( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and Arabic and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man rediscovers his roots when he returns to Morocco to bury his father
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.21 for Collision ... to 0.84 for Chocolat / ...)

Alternative Names
Roschdy Zem acteur, réalisateur et scénariste

Roschdy Zem attore e regista francese

Roschdy Zem Frans acteur

Roschdy Zem fransk skådespelare

Roschdy Zem fransk skodespelar

Roschdy Zem fransk skuespiller

Roschdy Zem französisch-marokkanischer Schauspieler und Filmregisseur

Roschdy Zem French Moroccan actor and film director

Зем, Рошди

Рошди Зем

Рошді Зем Французький актор і кінорежисер марокканського походження

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זם, רושדי

זם, רושדי שחקן צרפתי

رشدي زيم

رشدی زیم بازیگر فرانسوی

로슈디 젬

젬, 로시디 1965-