WorldCat Identities

Zem, Roschdy

Works: 119 works in 531 publications in 8 languages and 4,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Police films  History  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Scenarist, Narrator, Restager , Director, Other, Adapter, Author of dialog, Film editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roschdy Zem
Indigènes = Days of Glory by TF1 Films Production( Visual )

46 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 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
A bout portant by Fred Cavayé( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel, a happily married nurse working in a Paris hospital. When his very pregnant wife is kidnapped before his helpless eyes, everything falls apart. After being knocked unconscious, his cell phone rings: he has three hours to get a man under police surveillance, out of the hospital. 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
Live and become by Radu Mihaileanu( Visual )

37 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who isn't an orphan is transported away from his home during Operation Moses at a Sudanese refugee camp, in order to honor his mother's wishes of finding a better and safer life
Hors la loi = Outside the law( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brothers fight for Algeria's independence from France after World War II
Le petit lieutenant by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 389 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 )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in an airport hotel near Paris, an American engineer quits his job, breaks things off with his wife and becomes involved with a young French maid
Betty Fisher et autres histoires Alias Betty by Claude Miller( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betty is devastated by the tragic death of her young son in an accident. Her mother trying to help abducts a boy and gives him to Betty as a replacement
Little Senegal by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 198 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
La fille de Monaco The girl from Monaco by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 153 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 152 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
Hors-la-loi by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three brothers fight for Algeria's independence from France after World War II
Vivre au paradis Living in paradise by Bouriem Guerdjou( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Arabic and French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in France in 1961-1962, during the Algerian War, Living in paradise 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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als in Frankrijk op een muur een in bloed geschreven aanwijzing voor de dader van een moord op een rijke weduwe is aangetroffen, wordt de Marokkaanse tuinman schuldig bevonden. Na jaren onschuldig in de cel gezeten te hebben, krijgt hij hulp van een onderzoeksjournalist om zijn onschuld te bewijzen
Four lovers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and French and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two couples decide to explore the boundaries of their relationships by swapping partners. What starts as a fun, free-spirited menage-a-4 experimentation full of sleepovers, shared vacations, and dinner parties soon turns into a hotbed of desire, anger, and confusion. As their arrangement leads them down an increasingly surprising and provocative path, the lovers begin to question their personal choices and lifestyles, leading to consequences none of them could foresee
36 quai des orfèvres by Olivier Marchal( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris. For some months now, a violent gang has been operating with complete disregard for the law. Head of the Judicial Police, Robert lays down a challenge to the head of the Search and Action Squad, Leo and the head of the Anti-Crime Unit, Denis: Whichever man captures the gang will replace him as the head of the Criminal Investigations Department. The race begins for the two men - once friends who now don't speak to one another. They have different methods, different teams, and different relationships with one woman, Camille
L'autre côté de la mer by Dominique Cabrera( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 40 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
Bad faith by Roschdy Zem( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy. Ishmael and Clara have been a happy couple for four years. When Clara gets pregnant, they realize that telling their family - muslim and jewish respectively - about their relationship is going to be quite challenging
Tenja Testament by Hassan Legzouli( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and Arabic and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man rediscovers his roots when he returns to Morocco to bury his father
Camping à la ferme( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als zes jongens uit de Parijse voorsteden door de rechter naar een Frans dorpje worden gestuurd om werkzaamheden uit te voeren, worden het moeilijke tijden voor de dorpsbewoners
London river by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Elizabeth as she travels to London in the immediate aftermath of the bombings on July 7, 2005, after failing to hear from her daughter. Elizabeth is disturbed by the confusion of the metropolis and above all, by the predominantly Muslim neighborhood where her daughter lived. Her fear and prejudice escalate when she discovers her daughter was converting to Islam as she keeps crossing paths with Ousmane, a West African who has come from France to find his missing son
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Alternative Names
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 französisch-marokkanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Roschdy Zem French Moroccan actor

Roschdy Zem French Moroccan actor and film director

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