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Born: June 12, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Tunis, , TN Profession: Producer ...


Cast (feature film)

Envers du decors: portrait de Pierre Guffroy, L' (1991) as Himself
Portrait of the internationally acclaimed production designer, Pierre Guffroy.

Producer (feature film)

Automata (2014)
Where Do We Go Now? (2012)
A group of women use their ingenuity to stave off a distant war.
Matador's Mistress, The (2011)
In 1940's Spain, famed matador Manolete and actress Lupe Sino have a love affair, which continues until his death in the bullring in 1947 at the age of 30.
Outside the Law (2010)
Following World War II and in the wake of the growing Algerian independence movement, three Algerian brothers take very different paths. After losing their family home, the brothers and their mother are scattered across the globe. Messaoud joins the French army fighting in Indochina; Abdelkader beco
Baarìa (2009)
Centers on five decades in the life of a Sicilian village between 1920 and 1970.
Virgin Territory (2007)
Ten young nobles, decide to wait out the Florentine plague in their country estates, amusing each other every evening with earthy stories of love and adventure.
Last Legion, The (2007)
Rome, 476 AD. The Roman Empire, a mighty force for almost 500 years, is being threatened. On the eve of twelve-year-old Romulus Augustus' crowning ceremony to become the new emperor, Barbarian general Odoacer arrives in Rome to make a deal with Orestes. Odoacer makes demands of the Roman Empire in f
Hannibal Rising (2007)
Hannibal's story begins in Eastern Europe at the desperate end of World War II. For many it was no longer a conflict of nations but one of individual survival--at any cost. A young Hannibal watches from only steps away as his parents die violently, leaving his cherished young sister in his care. Thi
Chromophobia (2005)
A bourgeois family slowly comes apart at the seams.
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) as Executive Producer
In the deadly game of international espionage, elite anonymous operatives wage secret wars for power, information and national security. Agendas are rarely what they seem. Word has recently been circulating in these exclusive ranks of an ingenious new assassination device. Microscopic and injectable, it lies dormant inside its victim until activated and then kills in an instant, leaving no trace. In the frantic race to obtain this device, only two individuals, sworn enemies, have the skill, talent and tenacity to succeed. One is an agent known only by the code name Sever. Lethally trained to be the perfect weapon, Sever is precise and relentless in her pursuit of a goal. The other is the brilliant and determined former FBI man-hunter Jeremiah Ecks. Once preeminent in his field, Ecks resigned from the agency when his wife was killed in an explosion that left him a guilt-ridden emotional shell of himself. Now, forced back into service by his former mentor for the most challenging assignment of his career, Ecks prepares to face off against agent Sever, his most formidable foe.
Femme Fatale (2002) as Producer
Cool precision and venomous beauty entwine in the striking figure of Laure Ash, a woman who can only be expected to do the unexpected. A master of manipulation and guile, Laure plays a crucial role in a sultry jewel theft and then abruptly leaves her life of crime--and her bloodthirsty cohorts--behi
Avenging Angelo (2002) as Producer
A woman discovers she is the daughter of a mafioso. When her father is killed by a hitman, she embarks on a mission to avenge his death, empowered by her newly discovered roots. Her father's loyal bodyguard joins her on the mission and a romance between the two blossoms.
Knights of the Quest, The (2001) as Producer
In 1272, Crusader knight Simon de Clarendon journeys to Tunisia to see King Louis IX about a lost relic. But the king dies before Simon can arrive. Left to complete his Crusade alone, Simon and his small band of knights travel to the Holy Land on a mission to recover the Holy Shroud, the cloth in wh
Foreign Student (1994) as Executive Producer
In the American South during the 1950s, a European exchange student has an affair with an African American woman.
Nobody's Children (1994) as Executive Producer
Based on the true story of an American couple and their attempts to fight the bureaucracy of Romania to adopt two children from the orphanages of the fallen Communist regime.
Foreign Student (1994) as Producer
In the American South during the 1950s, a European exchange student has an affair with an African American woman.
Voyage (1993) as Executive Producer
Two couples decide to take a sailing vacation together alone. They become lost at sea and one couple discovers that the other plans to murder them.
588 Rue Paradis (1992) as Producer
An Armenian playwright finds success in his profession at the expense of his ethnic and familial ties.
Autre, L' (1991) as Producer
After an earthquake devastates the village he lives in, an old man persuades local authorities to continue searching for the missing young tourist he'd recently struck an acquaintance with.
Le Collier perdu de la colombe (1991) as Producer
A young man, coming across part of an ancient manuscript, believes that if he can find the rest of it, love's secrets will be revealed.
Mayrig (1991) as Producer
Story about an Armenian family who arrive in France in 1921 and endure the pain and privations of exile in a foreign land.
Ecrans de Sable (1991) as Producer
Three characters are caught in the play of social forces in a wealthy, superficially westernized desert city that is still dominated by its traditional past. One is a beautiful, frustrated woman who worships money and becomes involved with another woman who's in charge of installing a new library at
L'Avaro (1990) as Producer
Bille en Tete (1989) as Producer
Comedy-drama about a teenaged boy so determined to grow up fast that he seduces an older married woman.
Crystal or Ash, Fire or Wind, As Long As It's Love (1989) as Producer
Covering the years 1986 to 1989, the story examines the impact journalism has had on chronicling AIDS through the lives of three people.
Il Giovane Toscanini (1988) as Producer
Drama depicting Arturo Toscanini's conducting debut in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 18.
Un Ragazzo di Calabria (1987) as Associate Producer
Coming-of-age tale of a young boy who wants to be an athlete in spite of his father's wishes.
Pirates (1986) as Producer
Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red, a peg-legged British pirate, is captured by Don Alfonso, captain of the Spanish galleon Neptune. Eventually, Red causes the Neptune's crew to mutiny, abducts the niece of the governor of Maracaibo, and steals a golden Aztec throne from the Spaniards.
Bras de Fer (1985) as Executive Producer
Les Cavaliers de l'orage (1984) as Producer
Misunderstood (1984) as Producer
After his mother''''s death, a boy tries to get through to his grief-stricken father.
Grand Carnaval, Le (1983) as Executive Producer
Traviata, La (1983) as Producer
Monty Python's Life Of Brian (1979) as Executive Producer
Irreverent satire of Biblical films and religious intolerance focuses on Brian, a Jew in Roman-occupied Judea. After joining up with an anti-Roman political organization, Brian is mistaken for a prophet, and becomes a reluctant Messiah.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) as Production Coordinator (Tunisia)
Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on using its power to guarantee his global conquest.
Day Christ Died, The (1980)
A multi-national cast headed by American actor Chris Sarandon dramatizes the events from the Last Supper through the arrest and trial of Jesus to the Crucifixion. Screenwriters James Lee Barrett and Edward Anhalt mixed Biblical fact with fiction, creating the part of Pontius Pilate's wife for "guest

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Pope John Paul II (2005)
The life and times of the late Pope John Paul II, also known as Karol Wojtyla. Miniseries will chronicle his youth under Nazi-occupied Poland, his time as a young priest in a country controlled by the Soviet Union, his rise in the Catholic Church to becoming the first Polish pope in 1978 as his leg
Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (1992) as Co-Producer
A miniseries examining the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's struggle against Colombian drug cartels. Sequel to "Drug Wars: The Camarena Story."

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