Hichem Yacoubi

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Hichem Yacoubi
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Born Tunis, Tunisia

Hichem Yacoubi is a Tunisian-born French actor whose most recent film was A Prophet (in French Un prophète) (2009) directed by Jacques Audiard. He studied theater (including a course at the Actor's Studio) and dance. He has appeared in several films including a short film which he co-directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Daniel Kupferstein.[1]

A Prophet (Un prophète) (2009)[edit]

Yacoubi's most recent role was as an incarcerated Arab named Reyeb who was a witness to a crime. He is a hostile witness, willing to testify against the Corsican mafia group which is led by a fellow inmate, César Luciani (Niels Arestrup). Luciani, having no direct access to his target, enrolls the movies lead character, Malik El Djebani, to kill Reyeb. Though the character is killed early on, he appears throughout most of the film as a manifestation of Malik's conscience.

Happy Birthday (Bon Anniversaire) (2007)[edit]

He and Daniel Kupferstein co-directed Bon Anniversaire (Happy Birthday), a 2007short film.)[2]) (2007) and submitted the short documentary piece in 2008 to the 18th African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (in Italian 18° Festival del Cinema Africano, d'Asia e America Latina) which features films in Italy by African, Asian and Latinamerican individuals.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival del Cinema Africano, d'Asia e America Latina". www.festivalcinemaafricano.org. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Festival del Cinema Africano, d'Asia e America Latina". www.festivalcinemaafricano.org. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  3. ^ "Azur & Asmar on Blockbuster". www.blockbuster.com. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  4. ^ "Bon Anniversaire on Myspace". www.myspace.com. Retrieved 2010-05-16. [permanent dead link]

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