Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina

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Birthday
26, 1934
Birthplace
Algeria
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
Algeria

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Director of the acclaimed film Chronicle of the Years of Fire and one of the most important directors of Arabic cinema.

Before Fame

He joined the anti-French Algerian resistance in Tunisia.

Trivia

His film Chronicle of the Years of Fire became the first African and Arab film to be awarded the Golden Palm at Cannes.

Family Life

His son Tariq Lakhdar-Hamina became a film producer.

Associated With

He and Portuguese director Manoel Deoliveira were both awarded the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.

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