Nicolas Boukhrief

Nicolas Boukhrief
Born (1963-06-04) 4 June 1963
Antibes, France
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1993–present

Nicolas Boukhrief (born 4 June 1963) is a French screenwriter, film director and actor.[1][2]

Boukhrief started his career as a journalist. In 1990 he created the Newspaper of the cinema on Canal+, and was the writer in chief until 1993, when he became the adviser on programming cinema. Since January 1997, he has been a programmer and presenter of My film club on Canal+. Along with Richard Grandpierre he was co-person in charge for Canal Plus Ecriture, and since 1997, of the department of Eskwad production within that chain. He was Andrzej Żuławski's assistant from 1985 to 1987. Thereafter he was a co-scenario writer of Jean-Jacques Zilbermann's film Not Everybody's Lucky Enough to Have Communist Parents, and of Assassin(s), directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.


Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Screenwriter
1993 Not Everybody's Lucky Enough to Have Communist Parents Yes Also as actor (uncredited)
1995 Va mourire Yes Yes Also as actor
1997 Assassin(s) Yes Also as actor (Mehdi's brother)
1998 Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) Yes Yes
2004 Cash Truck Yes Yes Also as casting director
2006 Silent Hill Yes Also as consulting producer
2008 Cortex Yes Yes
2010 Gardiens de l'ordre Yes Yes
2010 L'Italien Yes
2010 In Gold We Trust Yes
2013 Valentino Yes
2015 Made in France Yes Yes
2016 La Confession Yes Yes


  1. "Nicolas Boukhrief". Canal+.
  2. "Nicolas Boukhrief profile". Yahoo movies. Retrieved 15 January 2010.
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