Ridha Behi

Director | Producer


Ridha Behi began his career as a filmmaker in 1967, with the short film The Woman Statue. The Tunisian then directed Soleil des hyènes (1975) and Les Anges (1983), both presented at the Directors' Fortnight, a parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival. In 1986, Ridha Behi surrounds himself with Jean Carmet, Julie Christie and Ben Gazzara for bitter Champagne then makes an eight-year parenthesis before signing Les Hirondelles do not die in Jerusalem, where he directs Jacques Perrin and, once again Ben Gazzara . After this film awarded at the Festival of Carthage, Ridha Behi in 2003 La Boîte magique, an autobiographical work on the theme of creation.

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