Mohcine Besri

Mohcine Besri
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Film director, Actor, Producer, Screenwriter
Principal country concerned : Column : Theater, Cinema/tv

Joint Swiss and Moroccan citizenship. Works as screenwriter and director.

Mohcine Besri (born in 1971, Mèknes, Morocco) studied physics and chemistry at Rabat University and also took on minor roles in several films. He continued his studies in Switzerland, where he also worked in the financial sector and taught mathematics. He began his filmmaking career as a screenwriter and assistant director. In 2006, he made the short film Kafka, Dead or Alive and, a year later, he turned out another short, Heaven, awarded at the Cinéma tous écrans festival in Switzerland. He wrote the script for the second season of the serial "Heidi" (2008), produced by Swiss TV, and co-wrote the screenplay for the feature "Operation Casablanca" (dir. Laurent Nègre, 2011). "The Miscreants" ("Les Mécréants, 2012) is his first foray into feature film as a screenwriter and director.

Short Filmography
* 2006 Kafka, mort ou vif! (short film)
* 2008 Heaven (short film)
* 2011 Les mécréants (fiction)



Geboren 1971 in Mèknes (MA). Schweizerische und Marokkonische Staatsbürgerschaft. Arbeitet als Drehbuchautor und Regisseur.

* 2006 Kafka, mort ou vif! (short film)
* 2008 Heaven (short film)
* 2011 Les mécréants (fiction)



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Mécréants (Les), de Mohcine Besri



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  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
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