Originally Algerian , born in Paris , he began his career as assistant stage on television from 1977 to 1984 During this period, he made a few short films. Rachid Bouchareb directed his first feature film in 1984 . In 1989 , he began a career as a film producer by joining Jean Bréhat to create the home of 3B production. Thus he produced several films, including The Life of Jesus (1997), Mankind (1999), Flanders (2006), films of Bruno Dumont who are rewarded at Cannes Film Festival .
Rachid Bouchareb then produced several feature films. In 1995, Dust of Life is nominated for the Oscar for best foreign film . In 2001, Little Senegal is named for the Golden Bear in Berlin a
But the biggest success was that 's Glory in 2006 which was nominated for the Palme d'Or .
In 2011, he began filming the first part of his American trilogy: Just Like a Woman , a road movie with Sienna Miller and Golshifteh Farahani in 2012 followed by a second, The Way of the enemy in 2013 .