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Tarak Ben Ammar

Tarak Ben Ammar was born on June 12, 1949 in Tunis, French Protectorate Tunisia. He is known for his work on Life of Brian (1979), Hannibal Rising (2007) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977). See full bio »

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Known For

Life of Brian
Life of Brian Producer
Hannibal Rising
Hannibal Rising Producer
Jesus of Nazareth
Femme Fatale
Femme Fatale Producer


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 2011/II Day of the Falcon (producer)
 2011 Et maintenant on va où? (co-producer)
 2010 Miral (co-producer)
 2009 Baarìa (producer)
 2008 A Matador's Mistress (co-producer)
 2007 Virgin Territory (producer)
 2007 The Last Legion (producer)
 2007 Hannibal Rising (producer)
 2005 Pope John Paul II (TV Mini-Series) (associate producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (associate producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (associate producer)
 2005 Chromophobia (producer)
 2004 Imperium: Nerone (TV Movie) (producer)
 2003 Boys on the Run (producer)
 2002 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (executive producer)
 2002 Avenging Angelo (producer)
 2002 Femme Fatale (producer)
 2001 I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa (co-producer)
 1994 Foreign Student (executive producer)
 1994 Nobody's Children (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Le nombril du monde (associate producer)
 1993 Voyage (TV Movie) (producer)
 1993 Mother (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (producer)
 1991 Mother (producer)
 1991 L'autre (producer)
 1991 Écrans de sable (producer)
 1989 Up to Date (producer)
 1989 Bille en tête (producer)
 1988 Il giovane Toscanini (producer)
 1987 Un ragazzo di Calabria (associate producer)
 1986 Pirates (producer)
 1985 Bras de fer (producer)
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Part 5 (1985) ... (producer)
- Part 4 (1985) ... (producer)
- Part 3 (1985) ... (producer)
- Part 2 (1985) ... (producer)
- Part 1 (1985) ... (producer)
 1984 Misunderstood (producer)
 1984 The Vultures (executive producer: Tunisia)
 1984 Les cavaliers de l'orage (producer)
 1983 Le grand carnaval (executive producer)
 1982 La traviata (producer)
 1982 Plus beau que moi, tu meurs (producer)
 1982 Quando la coppia scoppia (producer)
 1981 Vendredi ou la vie sauvage (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1981 Tais-toi quand tu parles! (producer)
 1980 Rodriguez au pays des merguez (executive producer: Tunisia)
 1980 Il ladrone (producer)
 1979 Life of Brian (executive producer: Tunisia)
 1979 The Adolescent (producer)
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series) (deputy producer: Tunisia - as Tarak ben Ammar)
 1977 Sahara Cross (delegate producer: Tunis, Carthago Film S.p.A.)
 1976 Death Rite (producer)
 1973 R.A.S. (delegate producer: Tunisia)
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