Born in Jijel, Algeria, Karim Moussaoui is a director, writer and actor. He worked as an assistant director to directors such as Tariq Teguia and Nadir Moknache. In 2013, he made the film The Days Before. His debut feature film The Nature of Time (2017) has been selected to screen at the Cannes Film Festival. His film Until The Birds Return (2017) was selected in the Un Certain Regard section at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival. His directing credits include the films Ce qu’on doit faire (2006) and Petit déjeuner (2003).