Wizman at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
19 May 1962 |
|Occupation||Musician, DJ, Journalist, Actor|
Life and career
His family, as many Sephardic Jews families, left Morocco after the Six-Day War and settled in France. In Paris, Wizman met the philosopher Emmanuel Lévinas and thanks to him, he attended the École Normale Israélite Orientale. At a gypsy party, he met Édouard Baer and they co-presented a radio show on Radio Nova.
He is half of the electronic music duo Grand Popo Football Club along with Nicolas Errèra, with an album, Shampoo Victims, released in 2000, and a second, Venom in the grass, due for release in February 2010. As for his album Sampoo Victim, the single Les hommes c'est pas des mecs biens remains a brutally shameless and uncredited copy/paste of Firefly's 1981 disco tune Love (Is Gonna Be On Your Side).
In 2009, special editions of Nickel "Morning After Rescue-Gel" were produced, featuring designs showing Wizman or his initials.
- Iznogoud (2005)
- La face noire des relations publiques - documentary by Ariel Wizman broadcast on Canal+
- Les Yeux jaunes des crocodiles (2014)
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