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Sami Bouajila

Sami Bouajila

May 12, 1966 (57 years old)
in theaters starting June 9th 2023 (QC)

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.
Fr. 2020. Drama by Farid Bentoumi with Zita Hanrot, Sami Bouajila, Céline Sallette. Hired in the heavy metallurgy factory where her father is a union delegate, a young nurse discovers that the site illegally discharges toxic waste into the environment.
Runtime: 89 min.
Tun. 2020. Drama by Mehdi M. Barsaoui with Sami Bouajila, Najla Ben Abdallah, Youssef Khemiri. After a terrorist attack leaves their son between life and death, a middle-class Tunisian couple is forced to come to terms with the darker side of their past.
Runtime: 96 min.
Fr. 2018. Drama by Frédéric Tellier with Pierre Niney, Anaïs Demoustier, Chloé Stefani. Wounded and disfigured during an intense blaze, a Parisian fire sergeant undergoes a painful rehabilitation, and questions his personal and professional life.
Runtime: 117 min.

The Bouncer

V.O.: Le Protecteur
Fr. 2018. Thriller by Julien Leclercq with Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sami Bouajila, Sveva Alviti. In his fifties, a nightclub bouncer tries to raise his eight-year-old daughter alone.
Runtime: 94 min.
Fr. 2016. Crime drama by Julien Leclercq with Sami Bouajila, Guillaume Gouix, Youssef Hajdi. The leader of a gang of armoured car robbers is forced to settle a large debt incurred by his assistant with a rival gang.
Runtime: 81 min.
Fr. 2016. Spy drama by Thomas Kruithof with François Cluzet, Denis Podalydès, Sami Bouajila. An unemployed man in his fifties accepts a mysterious job from an enigmatic business person, which leads him into the heart of a plot involving the French secret service.
Runtime: 93 min.
Fr. 2014. Drama by Pierre Aknine with Jean-Paul Rouve, Sami Bouajila, Audrey Lamy. An executive, who fled after accidentally killing a ten-year-old boy with his car, is tormented by his crime and the victim's father's promise of revenge.
Runtime: 110 min.
Fr. 2014. Dramatic comedy by Pascal Rabaté with Sami Bouajila, Isabelle Carré, Talina Boyaci. A lying, dishonest employee of an extermination company wants to prove his love to his only daughter, of whom he has custody every other weekend, by participating in a local triathlon.
Runtime: 92 min.
Runtime: 85 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.

Beautiful Lies

V.O.: De vrais mensonges
Fr. 2010. Sentimental comedy by Pierre Salvadori with Audrey Tautou, Nathalie Baye, Sami Bouajila. The young owner of a provincial hairdressing salon uses an anonymous love letter addressed to her to cheer up her recently single mother.
Runtime: 105 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. Thriller by François Favrat with Clovis Cornillac, Christian Clavier, Sami Bouajila. An upstart architect, who helped a left-wing deputy get elected to the mayor's office in Aix-en-Provence, goes ballistic when the latter refuses to return the favor.
Runtime: 105 min.

The Whistler

V.O.: Le Siffleur
Fr. 2009. Comedy by Philippe Lefebvre with François Berléand, Thierry Lhermitte, Sami Bouajila. In Cannes, a timid shopkeeper invents a tough twin brother in order to help the owners of his favorite restaurant, who are being extorted by two small-time crooks.
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.

The Last Gang

V.O.: Le Dernier Gang
Fr. 2007. Crime drama by Ariel Zeïtoun with Vincent Elbaz, Gilles Lellouche, Sami Bouajila. The rise and fall of the Wigs Gang, which made headlines in the 1980s with a series of daring bank robberies.
Runtime: 125 min.

The Witnesses

V.O.: Les Témoins
Fr. 2006. Mores drama by André Téchiné with Emmanuelle Béart, Sami Bouajila, Michel Blanc. In 1984, the life of a policeman married to a writer is turned upside down by a young woman from the country.
Runtime: 115 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.

Zaïna, Rider of the Atlas

V.O.: Zaïna, cavalière de l'Atlas
Fr. 2005. Adventures by Bourlem Guerdjou with Sami Bouajila, Aziza Nadir, Simon Abkarian. To escape her powerful guardian, a young girl runs away with her father whom she never knew, a horse breeder on his way to an important race in Marrakech.
Runtime: 100 min.
Fr. 2003. Dramatic comedy by Bernard Rapp with Sami Bouajila, Romain Duris, Jean-Michel Portal. Three men travel to Spain to find a small statue of the Virgin that their adoptive father claimed on his deathbed.
Runtime: 103 min.

Life Kills Me

V.O.: Vivre me tue
Runtime: 89 min.

See how They Run

V.O.: Embrassez qui vous voudrez
Fr. 2002. Mores comedy by Michel Blanc with Michel Blanc, Charlotte Rampling, Carole Bouquet. The love affairs of three families and their friends in a wealthy seaside resort.
Runtime: 89 min.

The Adventures of Felix

V.O.: Drôle de Félix
Fr. 2000. Dramatic comedy by Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau with Sami Bouajila, Ariane Ascaride, Patachou. The various encounters of a young gay man who hitchhikes across France to visit his father, whom he has never met.
Fr. 2000. Social drama by Abdellatif Kechiche with Sami Bouajila, Élodie Bouchez, Bruno Lochet. After a failed marriage attempt, a Tunisian man who entered France illegally dates a psychologically unstable Parisian woman.
Runtime: 128 min.
U.S. 1998. Political drama by Edward Zwick with Denzel Washington, Annette Bening, Bruce Willis. In New York, an FBI agent fights against Arab terrorists while the army occupies the Brooklyn district.
Runtime: 116 min.
Fr. 1997. Mores comedy by Olivier Doran with Dany Boon, Emmanuelle Devos, Sami Bouajila.
Runtime: 90 min.
Fr. 1997. Social drama by Malik Chibane with Sami Bouajila, Nozha Khouadra, Thomas Pitiot. Because of a train breakdown, a group of Parisian executives are forced to disembark for a few hours in a suburb with a large immigrant population.
Runtime: 86 min.
Runtime: 98 min.
Fr. 1995. Mores drama by Karim Dridi with Sami Bouajila, Ouassini Embarek, Sofiano Mammeri.
Runtime: 105 min.
Fr. 1992. Crime drama by Patrick Jamain with Roger Hanin, Tania Da Costa, Sami Bouajila. A police commissioner is not convinced that the son of a harki is the murderer of a security guard in a housing estate in the Paris region where violence reigns.
Runtime: 88 min.

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