TIMELINE

1949

Born on 12 June in Tunis


1970

Degree in international economy at the University of Georgetown, Washington


1974

Creation of Carthago Films, production company


1975

The Messiah by Roberto Rossellini

Monthy Python,The life of Brian by Terry Jones


1976

Convinces George Lucas to come and shoot Star Wars in Tunisia

Les Magiciens by Claude Chabrol


1977

Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli


1979

Il Ladrone by Pasquale Festa Campanile

L'Adolescente by Jeanne Moreau

Le Coup de Sirocco by Alexandre Arcady