Mehdi Charef

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Mehdi Charef
Born (1952-10-21) 21 October 1952 (age 66)
Maghnia, Algeria
OccupationFilm director
Years active1985-Present

Mehdi Charef (born 21 October 1952) is a French film director and screenwriter of Algerian descent.[1] He has worked on eleven films between 1985 and 2007. His film Le thé au harem d'Archimède was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.[2] Seven years later, his film Au pays des Juliets competed for the Palme d'Or at the 1992 festival.[3]



  1. ^ "Mehdi Charef". (in French). Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Tea in the Harem". Retrieved 30 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: In the Country of Juliets". Retrieved 13 August 2009.

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