A well-established French actor, Samir Guesmi made his acting debut in 1987 in Jaune Revolver and has appeared in more than 130 works since. He has worked widely with numerous directors in both commercial and art films and had his first lead role in Andalucia (2007). His first directorial short C’est dimanche! (2007) won the Audience Award at the Cermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival and was invited to numerous film festivals. His feature directorial debut Ibrahim was an Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival 2020.