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Poelvoorde, Benoît

Overview
Works: 158 works in 500 publications in 8 languages and 4,365 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Stop-motion animation films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Parody films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Other, Scenarist, Director, Contributor, Artist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benoît Poelvoorde
Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From rags to riches to haute-couture: the incredible story of the legendary style icon Coco Chanel. From her humble beginnings at a French country orphanage to the extravagant heights of Parisian society, Chanel's indomitable creative spirit was expressed as a dance hall singer, seamstress, social rebel and fashion icon
Romantics anonymous Emotifs anonymes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Rene is the boss of a chocolate factory and Angelique is a talented chocolate maker. They are both emotionally challenged people. Drawn together through a shared passion for chocolate, Jean-Rene and Angelique fall in love, but neither is able to express how they feel. Sadly, their crippling shyness is driving them apart. But eventually, they manage to overcome their lack of self-confidence, and risk baring their true feelings
C'est arrivé près de chez vous = Man bites dog (It happened in your neighborhood) by Rmy Belvaux( Visual )

45 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a threatening letter"--Internet Movie Database
Panique au village A town called Panic by Stphane Aubier( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stop-motion animated film about toys come to life, based on the Belgian television series with the same title. Cowboy and Indian give Horse a homemade brick barbecue for his birthday, but too many bricks arrive and they destroy their house. Surreal adventures follow as the trio travels to the center of the earth, treks across frozen tundra, and discovers a parallel underwater universe where dishonest creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier-mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone?
Mon pire cauchemar My worst nightmare( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agathe is an uptight, impatient art dealer who lives in an expensive Parisian apartment with her wealthy publisher husband. Patrick is a skirt-chasing, unemployed single father who lives in a van with his son. Their lives would never intersect except that their two sons are best friends and her husband has hired Patrick to remodel their apartment. Hilarity ensues as this odd couple relationship turns into Agathe's worst nightmare
3 coeurs = 3 hearts by Benot Jacquot( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night in provincial France, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. Instantly and intensely drawn to one another, they wander through the streets until morning in rare, almost choreographed harmony. A thwarted plan for a second meeting sends each in a separate direction: Sylvie reunites with her ex and leaves France; Marc falls in love and marries
Asterix at the Olympic Games Astérix aux jeux olympiques by Frdric Forestier( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from France. Action/Comedy
Man bites dog C'est arrivé près de chez vous( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, poetry-reciting, philosophizing homidical maniac's actions are recorded by a film crew. Simultaneously repelled and fascinated, the filmmakers find themselves drawn into the hitman's murderous activities
Man bites dog by Rmy Belvaux( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man bites dog" is a movie about a charming, poetry-reciting, philosophizing homicidal maniac whose actions are recorded by a film crew. Simultaneously repelled and fascinated, the filmmakers in this spoof of reality TV find themselves drawn into the hitman's murderous activities. As the body count grows, the comedy turns horribly real until the line between film and fact is blurred to the most shocking extreme
Rien à déclarer by Dany Boon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee douanebeambten, de Belg Ruben en de Franse Mathias, moeten na de opheffing van de douanepost op de grens tussen Courquain (Frankrijk) en Koorkin (België) samen de binnenwegen in het grensgebied in de gaten houden. Allerlei hilarische misverstanden volgen, want Mathias heeft al een jaar een geheime relatie met Rubens zus
Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel
C'est arrivé près de chez vous Man bites dog( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about a charming, poetry-reciting, philosophizing homicidal maniac whose actions are recorded by a film crew. Simultaneously repelled and fascinated, the filmmakers in this spoof of reality TV find themselves drawn into the hitman's murderous activities. As the body count grows, the comedy turns horribly real until the line between film and fact is blurred to the most shocking extreme
Louise-Michel by Benot Delpine( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though times are tough, the women workers of a provincial toy factory are given new smocks to assure them of their company's stability. But they show up the next day to find the factory empty, its machinery and management nowhere to be seen. Now 'redundant, ' they decide to pool their paltry compensation money toward a common goal, suggested by Louise: hire a hit man to kill the company's owner. Enter Michel, a paranoid security manager at a trailer park, who offers no credentials but has a formidable gun collection. Partners in crime, Louise and Michel work their way up the corporate food chain behind the factory closure"--Sundance Film Festival website
Une histoire d'amour = Tied( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy French banker and his dominant mistress have made a routine of punishing each other to their limits through increasingly extreme and dangerous desires. But tension in the relationship grows when they negotiate a marriage contract that may be more than either of them are willing to fulfill
Les émotifs anonymes by Jean-Pierre Amris( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Jean-René, patron d'une fabrique de chocolat, et Angélique, chocolatière de talent, sont deux grands émotifs. C'est leur passion commune pour le chocolat qui les rapproche. Ils tombent amoureux l'un de l'autre sans oser se l'avouer. Hélas, leur timidité maladive tend à les éloigner. Mais ils surmonteront leur manque de confiance en eux, au risque de dévoiler leurs sentiments."
Le grand soir by Benot Delpine( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na zijn ontslag als matrassenverkoper wordt een man onder de hoede genomen door zijn broer, punker en zwerver
Le vélo de Ghislain Lambert by Philippe Harel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Belgische wielrenner Ghislain Lambert heeft maar één ambitie en dat is kampioen worden
Rien à déclarer Nothing to declare by Danny Boon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s
Mammuth by Benot Delpine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant oublié de la déclarer. Poussé par Catherine, sa femme, il enfourche sa vieille moto des années 70, une Mammuth qui lui vaut son surnom, et part à la recherche de ses bulletins de salaires. Durant son périple, il retrouve son passé et sa quête de documents administratifs devient bientôt accessoire
L'autre Dumas by Safy Nebbou( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet is his co-writer? Nobody does, as his name does not appear on the cover. At least not Charlotte Desrives, the lovely daughter of a doctor stagnating in prison for his political opinions. When the lively girl mistakes the shy Maquet for the fiery ex-revolutionary Dumas, begging him to help her to have her father released, the former makes few efforts to put her right. She is so admiring of "him" ... She is so pretty ... --IMDb
 
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Alternative Names
Benot Poelvoorde attore belga

Benot Poelvoorde Belgian actor and comedian

Benot Poelvoorde Belgisch acteur

Benot Poelvoorde belgischer Schauspieler und Filmemacher

Benya Pulvord

Frdric, Bernard 1964-

Poelvoorde, Benoit 1964-

Беноа Пулворд

Пульворд, Бенуа

בנואה פולבורד

بنوئیت پلورده بازیگر و کارگردان بلژیکی

بينويت بولفوردي

브누아 포엘부르드

ブノワ・ポールヴールド

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C'est arrivé près de chez vous Man bites dog