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Roschdy Zem

Roschdy Zem

French Moroccan actor and film director
September 27, 1965 (58 years old)
Fr. 2023. Drama by Vincent Pérez with Roschdy Zem, Doria Tillier, Guillaume Gallienne. In 1887 in Paris, a fencing master teaches the complex art of dueling to a feminist ahead of her time.
Runtime: 101 min.

Our Ties

V.O.: Les Miens
Fr. 2022. Drama by Roschdy Zem with Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila, Meriem Serbah. After suffering a traumatic brain injury, a mild-mannered, self-effacing man in the throes of divorce tells his brother, sister and two adult children the truth.
Runtime: 85 min.

Other People's Children

V.O.: Les Enfants des autres
Fr. 2022. Drama by Rebecca Zlotowski with Virginie Efira, Roschdy Zem, Callie Ferreira-Goncalves. A 40-year-old childless teacher falls in love with the single father of a 4-year-old girl, with whom she develops a strong bond.
Runtime: 103 min.

The Innocent

V.O.: L'Innocent
Fr. 2022. Police comedy by Louis Garrel with Louis Garrel, Roschdy Zem, Anouk Grinberg. A suspicious thirty-something, worried to learn that his mother has once again fallen in love with a convict, ends up being involved in the convict's criminal plans.
Runtime: 99 min.


V.O.: Enquête sur un scandale d'État
Fr. 2022. Thriller by Thierry de Peretti with Roschdy Zem, Pio Marmaï, Vincent Lindon. At the invitation of a former undercover narcotics officer, a journalist from Liberation embarks on an investigation into a drug deal involving the highest ranks of the state police.
Runtime: 121 min.
Fr. 2021. Biography by Sylvie Verheyde with Karole Rocher, Garance Marillier, Roschdy Zem. In the 1970s, the founder of an escort agency sees her flourishing business threatened by the schemes of a government intelligence agent.
Runtime: 112 min.
Fr. 2019. Crime drama by Arnaud Desplechin with Roschdy Zem, Antoine Reinartz, Sara Forestier. In Roubaix, a police commissioner and a novice lieutenant investigate different criminal cases that are potentially linked.
Runtime: 119 min.
Fr. 2019. Drama by Stéphane Demoustier with Mélissa Guers, Roschdy Zem, Chiara Mastroianni. Two years after her arrest, a teenager from Nantes is on trial for the alleged murder of her best friend.
Runtime: 96 min.
Fr. 2017. Drama by Pierre Jolivet with Roschdy Zem, Émilie Dequenne, Michaël Abiteboul. The daily life of the members of a fire brigade in the south of France.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2016. Biography by Roschdy Zem with Omar Sy, James Thierrée, Olivier Gourmet. At the turn of the 20th century, a black man playing an Augusto clown alongside a white clown feels increasingly violently exploited.
Runtime: 119 min.
Fr. 2014. Dramatic comedy by Anne Le Ny with Karin Viard, Emmanuelle Devos, Roschdy Zem.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2014. Dramatic comedy by Xavier Beauvois with Benoît Poelvoorde, Roschdy Zem, Séli Gmach. In 1977 in Switzerland, two men in financial difficultiy decide to steal the coffin of filmmaker Charlie Chaplin to demand a ransom from the family.
Runtime: 114 min.
Fr. 2014. Fantasy comedy by Pascale Ferran with Anaïs Demoustier, Josh Charles, Roschdy Zem. In an airport hotel, the parallel destinies of a dreamy maid and an American computer engineer in the midst of an existential crisis.
Runtime: 128 min.
U.S. 2012. Thriller by Mabrouk El Mechri with Henry Cavill, Veronica Echegui, Bruce Willis. On vacation in Madrid where his father works, a young American tries to recover a mysterious briefcase that his family's kidnappers are demanding.
Runtime: 93 min.

Armed Hands

V.O.: Mains armées
Fr. 2012. Crime drama by Pierre Jolivet with Roschdy Zem, Leïla Bekhti, Marc Lavoine.
Runtime: 105 min.


V.O.: Intersections
Fr. 2012. Drama by David Marconi with Roschdy Zem, Frank Grillo, Jaimie Alexander. In the Moroccan desert, the consequences of a road accident on various people, including a rich American woman who was plotting with her lover to kill her new husband.
Runtime: 101 min.
Fr. 2011. Crime drama by Philippe Lefebvre with Roschdy Zem, Sara Forestier, Samuel Le Bihan.
Runtime: 100 min.

Omar Killed Me

V.O.: Omar m'a tuer
Fr. 2011. Social drama by Roschdy Zem with Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Bénichou. Convinced of the innocence of an illiterate Moroccan gardener sentenced to eighteen years in prison for the murder of a rich French woman, a writer opens his own investigation.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 2010. Drama by Antony Cordier with Marina Foïs, Élodie Bouchez, Roschdy Zem. Two couples who practice polyamory live in harmony until the day when one of the women begins to question the validity of their debauchery.
Runtime: 103 min.

Point Blank

V.O.: À bout portant
Fr. 2010. Crime drama by Fred Cavayé with Gilles Lellouche, Roschdy Zem, Gérard Lanvin. Thugs kidnap the pregnant wife of an orderly to force him to get their accomplice out of the hospital, who has been framed by a corrupt commissioner.
Runtime: 85 min.

Outside the Law

V.O.: Hors-la-loi
Fr. 2010. Drama by Rachid Bouchareb with Jamel Debbouze, Sami Bouajila, Roschdy Zem. In 1950s Paris, the struggle of three brothers for Algerian independence takes various forms.
Runtime: 138 min.
Fr. 2009. Social drama by Pascal Elbé with Roschdy Zem, Samir Makhlouf, Ronit Elkabetz. During a police raid in an underprivileged French suburb, a teenager makes a rash move that will have dramatic consequences.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 2009. Drama by Rachid Bouchareb with Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyaté, Sami Bouajila. In the aftermath of the 2005 terrorist attack in London, the intersecting journeys of a farmer in search of her daughter and a Franco-African forest ranger in search of his son.
Runtime: 87 min.
Fr. 2008. Comedy by Pierre Jolivet with Roschdy Zem, Marie Gillain, Jean-Paul Rouve. Their pond in Aquitaine having been polluted by a multinational company, four broke residents go to Paris with the aim of making the responsible company pay.
Runtime: 102 min.

The Girl from Monaco

V.O.: La Fille de Monaco
Fr. 2008. Dramatic comedy by Anne Fontaine with Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgoin. In Monaco, a famous, sexually uptight lawyer falls in love with a wild weather girl who once had an affair with the bodyguard assigned to watch over him.
Runtime: 95 min.
Fr. 2008. Crime drama by Olivier Van Hoofstadt with Roschdy Zem, Olivier Gourmet, Jean-Michel Fête. Shocked by the death of his partner, a police officer infiltrates a drug ring traveling across Europe at full speed.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 2007. Comedy by Roschdy Zem with Roschdy Zem, Cécile de France, Pascal Elbé. A Muslim teacher and a Jewish therapist go through a family crisis after the latter discovers she is pregnant.
Runtime: 88 min.
Fr. 2007. Comedy by Bruno Dega, Jeanne Le Guillou with Mathilde Seigner, François Cluzet, Roschdy Zem. After discovering that their respective husbands are lovers, a man and a woman try to ruin this clandestine affair without their knowledge.
Runtime: 88 min.

Days of Glory

V.O.: Indigènes
Fr. 2006. War drama by Rachid Bouchareb with Sami Bouajila, Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem. During the Second World War, soldiers from the colonies suffer insults and harassment by the French army that recruited them.
Runtime: 124 min.
Fr. 2006. Drama by Jacques Fieschi with Nathalie Baye, Roschdy Zem, Ludivine Sagnier. In Cannes, the unexpected arrival of her daughter disturbs the daily life of a rich and idle divorcee who keeps company with various frivolous people.
Fr. 2005. Comedy by Jean-Pierre Sinapi with Roschdy Zem, Rafik Ben Mebarek, Jean-Noël Cridlig-Veneziano. Six Parisian delinquents convicted of minor offenses are sent, with their educator, to a village in central France to perform community service.
Runtime: 92 min.
Fr. 2005. Crime drama by Xavier Beauvois with Nathalie Baye, Jalil Lespert, Roschdy Zem. Afterthree years of small-time cases, an alcoholic detective is assigned to lead the Parisian homicide squad.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 2004. Dramatic comedy by Laurence Ferreira Barbosa with Roschdy Zem, Marie-Josée Croze, Scali Delpeyrat. A naval officer discovers by chance that a movie star is the young woman he was briefly married to 16 years earlier.
Runtime: 109 min.
Fr. 2004. Crime drama by Olivier Marchal with Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, Roschdy Zem. The rivalry between two high-ranking police officers who aspire to the same promotion has tragic consequences.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 2003. History by Antoine de Caunes with Philippe Torreton, Richard E. Grant, Jay Rodan. The last years of Napoleon on the island of St. Helena, as experienced by the English lieutenant who was in charge of guarding him.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 2003. Mores comedy by Merzak Allouache with Gad Elmaleh, Roschdy Zem, Alain Chabat. In Paris, the various tribulations of a na
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 2003. Comedy by Pierre Jolivet with Sandrine Kiberlain, Sylvie Testud, Vincent Lindon. A young shoe-thief befriends an uptight investigating judge and helps her in her investigations.
Runtime: 83 min.
Fr. 2002. Satire by Bernie Bonvoisin with Lou Doillon, Roschdy Zem, Jean Rochefort. In the 17th century, a young woman is determined to avenge the gruesome death of her parents with the help of a secret agent of the Queen.
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 2001. Drama by Rachid Bouchareb with Sotigui Kouyaté, Sharon Hope, Roschdy Zem. A Senegalese man finds the descendants of his ancestors who were sold as slaves in the United States in the 19th century.
Runtime: 93 min.

Betty Fisher and Other Stories

V.O.: Betty Fisher et autres histoires
Fr. 2001. Psychological drama by Claude Miller with Sandrine Kiberlain, Nicole Garcia, Mathilde Seigner. A mentally unstable woman kidnaps an unloved child to replace her romance novelist daughter's dead child.
Runtime: 101 min.
Fr. 2000. Crime drama by Jérôme Enrico with Roschdy Zem, Angela Molina, Maurice Garrel. While investigating the mysterious death of a man, a Marseilles detective discovers surprising secrets about his own past.
Runtime: 97 min.
Fr. 2000. Social drama by Christian Vincent with Roschdy Zem, Rona Hartner, Karole Rocher. In a northern French town, an unregistered cabdriver helps a young, broke, Romanian woman and integrates her into his group of friends.
Runtime: 100 min.

Stand By

V.O.: Stand-by
Fr. 2000. Psychological drama by Roch Stéphanik with Dominique Blanc, Roschdy Zem, Patrick Catalifo. Dumped by her husband before boarding the plane to Buenos Aires, a woman decides to settle in the airport where she ends up prostituting herself.
Runtime: 125 min.

My Little Business

V.O.: Ma petite entreprise
Fr. 1999. Comedy by Pierre Jolivet with Vincent Lindon, François Berléand, Roschdy Zem. The owner of a burned down carpentry shop organizes a break-in at the offices of his insurance company to modify his policy that was invalidated by a scheming broker.
Runtime: 96 min.

For Sale

V.O.: À vendre
Fr. 1998. Psychological drama by Laetitia Masson with Sandrine Kiberlain, Sergio Castellitto, Jean-François Stévenin. A cabaret owner asks a detective friend to find a young woman with a troubled past who disappeared on the day that they were to be married.
Runtime: 100 min.

Alice and Martin

V.O.: Alice et Martin
Fr. 1998. Psychological drama by André Téchiné with Juliette Binoche, Alexis Loret, Mathieu Amalric. A violinist has a love affair with a young model haunted by a dramatic family secret.
Runtime: 124 min.

Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train

V.O.: Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train
Fr. 1997. Psychological drama by Patrice Chéreau with Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Berling, Pascal Greggory.
Runtime: 122 min.
Runtime: 102 min.
Fr. 1997. Mores comedy by Rachid Bouchareb with Séloua Hamse, Karole Rocher, Roschdy Zem.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1997. Mores comedy by Éric Rochant with Hippolyte Girardot, Antoine Chappey, Gad Elmaleh.
Runtime: 93 min.
Fr. 1996. Psychological drama by Dominique Cabrera with Claude Brasseur, Roschdy Zem, Marthe Villalonga.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1996. Social drama by Pascale Bailly with Mathilde Seigner, Roschdy Zem, Marianne Groves.
Runtime: 115 min.
Runtime: 85 min.
Fr. 1995. Psychological drama by Xavier Beauvois with Xavier Beauvois, Chiara Mastroianni, Roschdy Zem.
Runtime: 121 min.

To Have (or Not)

V.O.: En avoir (ou pas)
Fr. 1995. Dramatic comedy by Laetitia Masson with Sandrine Kiberlain, Arnaud Giovaninetti, Roschdy Zem.
Runtime: 89 min.

L'École de l'arnaque

V.O.: Sup de fric
Fr. 1992. Comedy by Christian Gion with Anthony Delon, Cris Campion, Jean Poiret. Two students from a phony business school decide to buy the school to prevent the principal's crooked plans.
Runtime: 90 min.

I Don't Kiss

V.O.: J'embrasse pas
Fr. 1991. Psychological drama by André Téchiné with Manuel Blanc, Philippe Noiret, Emmanuelle Béart. A young country boy who came to Paris to study drama ends up working on the sidewalk to earn a living.
Runtime: 115 min.

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