Elie Chouraqui Overview

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Born: January 01, 1950

French director and screenwriter, Elie Chouraqui was born in Paris, France. Not impressed by film as a youth, Chouraqui instead turned to literature for enjoyment. His love of literature shifted slightly after working on the film Smic, Smac, Smoc (1971) with director Claude Lelouch. Chouraqui continued to work for Lelouch as his assistant director in the early to mid-70s, while at the same time beginning to work on his own screenplay. By 1978, Chouraqui made his directorial and... See All


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