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Arestrup, Niels

Works: 178 works in 638 publications in 9 languages and 11,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Animal films  Biographical films  History  Romance films  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Scenarist, Restager , Director, Other, Film editor, Contributor, Costume designer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Niels Arestrup
Most widely held works by Niels Arestrup
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This ... story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert. When they're forced apart by war, we follow Joey's extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets"--Container
Sarah's key by Gilles Paquet-Brenner( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in French and English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American journalist in Paris, Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas of I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG, TELL NO ONE) begins research for an article about the French Vel'd'Hiv Roundup in 1942. As she digs through history, Julia's life becomes intertwined with the story of young Sarah, who was arrested with her parents by the French police during the Roundup. Sixty years later, Sarah's secrets are still shrouded in a mystery that turns Julia's life upside-down, as she struggles to uncover the past, while living in the present. Featuring Aidan Quinn (LEGENDS OF THE FALL)
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in French and English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind
Un prophète = a prophet by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

54 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Malik el Djebena (Tahar Rahim), an illiterate 19 year old man of North African origin estranged from the Muslim community during a six year prison sentence. Twists and turns of fate provide an unlikely outcome for Malik when his sentence is over
By the sea by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Satisfying narrative arc."--Entertainment Weekly
De battre mon coeur s'est arrete by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of Tom, a real estate thug torn between a criminal life and his desire to become a concert pianist"--Http://
L'homme qui voulait vivre sa vie = The big picture by Eric Lartigau( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Exben is a handsome and successful Parisian lawyer with a perfect family and a glimmering future in the firm he co-owns with his mentor. But behind this perfect facade lies a restless spirit who's uncomfortable in his life and envies the freedom of his neighbor, Greg, an uncompromising photojournalist. After Greg's unexpected death throws his life into chaos, Paul embarks on a cross-continent odyssey of self-discovery and reinvention
Diplomatie = Diplomacy by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diplomacy takes place over the course of one tense night in August of 1944. With the destruction of Paris eminent, shrewd Swedish council Raoul Nordling (Andre Dussollier) arrives at the Hotel Meurice to confront ruthless Nazi General von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup), who is determined to carry out Hitler's orders burn the City of Lights to the ground. Just when the Swedish council begins to believe he has gained the upper hand, however, the general reveals that failing to carry out his orders will mean the death of his wife and children
Á perdre la raison = Our children by Joachim Lafosse( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murielle and Mounir fall in love and have children, as so many couples do. Unlike other couples, however, they give over the control of their family by living with Mounir's rich adoptive father. It seems as if everything is going well, but underneath it all, Murielle is suffocating
Tu seras mon fils = You will be my son by Gilles Legrand( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in French and English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niels Arestrup stars as Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, who is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul esteems in a wine-maker; persistence, creative insight and technical prowess matched with passion for the job and the product, and Paul frequently reminds him of his inadequacy. When another young man, Philippe, appears at the vineyard, Paul leaps at the chance to name him a successor, a decision which brings catastrophic familial tensions
L'affaire farewell by Christian Carion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slutten på den kalde krigen nærmer seg. I en siste styrkeprøve mellom CIA og KGB står og faller verdensherredømmet på en navnløs helt med kodenavn Farewell. Hans eksistens har frem til nå vært en godt bevoktet hemmelighet, men nå fortelles sannheten om de dramatiske hendelsene bak Berlinmurens fall og det som satte en stopper for førti får med spionasje og konflikter mellom øst og vest. Filmen har karakteren 7,1/10 i IMDb
Je tu il elle by Chantal Akerman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aimless young woman leaves self-imposed isolation to journey on a trip through France that ultimately leads her to lonely love affairs
Meeting Venus by István Szabó( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and German and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Hungarian conductor attempts to mount a new production of Tannhauser in France while trying to navigate the union, nationalism and egos that surround attempt
Chantal Akerman in the seventies( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hotel Monterey: Short film consisting entirely of shots of people walking in and out of a rundown New York hotel
The French minister( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thierry Lhermitte is a comic force of nature as the foreign minister Alexandre Taillard de Worms, who hurtles around the titular offices like a talking tornado. Frantically shielding him from imminent disaster every day are naïve graduate Arthur Vlaminck (Raphaël Personnaz) and world-weary chief of staff Claude Maupas (Niels Arestrup). As they manage crisis after crisis on the political front, the threat of an international war looms, bringing the stakes ever higher -- and the madness more frenzied!"--Alliance Française French Film Festival website
Stavisky by Alain Resnais( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stavisky built an empire through a combination of subterfuge, fraud and false identity, becoming the more respectably titled Serge Alexandre
Quai d'Orsay by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a human whirlwind and a man confident in France's importance on the world stage. In this hilarious send-up of diplomacy and international politics, he takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and the opportunistic Chinese while his hapless speech writer endures the eccentricities of his megalomaniacal boss and his sycophantic entourage
Chantal Akerman : les années 70( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saute ma ville: Made when she was 18, Akerman's first film is a short, Chaplinesque tragicomedy about a young girl in the kitchen who finishes her daily tasks and then commits suicide
Le candidat by Niels Arestrup( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before a presidential election in Europe, Michel Dedieu is suddenly called upon to replace his party's candidate, whose rapidly progressing cancer has forced him to withdraw. As an army of political advisors close in on him, Dedieu struggles to create a positive image for himself, ahead of a crucial televised debate with his opponent. Michel soon realizes that he is being manipulated by his staff
La llave de Sarah( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En mayo de 2002, a Julia Jarmond, una periodista americana afincada en París desde hace veinte años, le encargan un artículo con motivo del sexagésimo aniversario de la redada contra los judíos. Julia, casada con Bertrand Tézac, con el que tiene una hija de once años, irá conociendo poco a poco los acontecimientos del fatídico año 1942, entre ellos la historia de Sarah, una joven que, curiosamente, está relacionada con su familia política, los Tézac. Tras este descubrimiento, no descansará hasta conocer cuál fue el destino de Sarah y cuál su relación con la familia de su marido
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Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly
Alternative Names
Arestrup, Niels P. 1949-

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Нильс Ареструп

Нільс Ареструп

נילס ארסטרופ

נילס ארסטרופ שחקן צרפתי

نیلز آرستراپ

니엘 아레스트뤼프


Meeting Venus