- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1961-01-01 ( 62 years old )
- Place of Birth: Chad
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The acclaimed auteur has lived in France since 1982, but most of his films are set in his native Chad, a country whose turbulent history of civil war provides the backdrop to deeply empathetic human dramas like DARATT and the Cannes Jury Prize–winning A SCREAMING MAN. Stylistically restrained but loaded with complex moral and political themes, Haroun’s films confront questions of individual, familial, and national responsibility with unerring compassion and profound personal insight.