Josef Fares

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Josef Fares, born September 19, 1977 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a director, writer and actor. His family moved to Sweden in 1987 and settled in Örebro. Josef Fares was a very productive filmmaker in his teens. He diligently sent his works to all the world's festivals for short films. Encouraged by the essence of Bruce Lee, inspired by directors like ... See full bio »


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Jalla! Jalla! Director
Kopps Director
It Takes Two Director
Zozo Director


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 2021 It Takes Two (Video Game)
 2018 A Way Out (Video Game)
 2018 Kärlek Kommer (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Karims kompis (2018)
- Krogen (2018)
- Tinderdaten (2018)
- Speeddaten (2018)
 2016 From Baghdad to Sweden (Short)
 2013 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Video Game)
 2010 Balls
 2008 Hockey Model (Documentary short)
 2007/I Leo
 2005 Zozo
 2003 Kopps
 2002 Kom Då! (Short)
 2000 Jalla! Jalla!
 1996 Gangstaz n Cash (Short)
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)


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