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Magimel, Benoît

Works: 168 works in 758 publications in 8 languages and 4,868 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  Biography  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Creator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Benoît Magimel
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

119 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The piano teacher is the story of 40 year-old Erika Kohut who teaches piano at the Covservatory in Vienna. Still at home with her ever-worrying mother, her only escape is her regular visits to porn shops and peepshows. Until she meets just the young man who will act on her sexual desires
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's love at first sight when bridesmaid Senta falls into the life of a handsome young Phillipe at the wedding of his younger sister. As passion for one another intensifies, Phillipe slowly discovers that Senta is shrouded in mystery. When one day she asks Phillipe to perform a terrible deed as proof of his love for her, Phillipe must come to terms with who his lover might really be
Pour une femme = For a woman by Diane Kurys( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In her mid-thirties, Anne still knows practically nothing of her family's past. After her mother's death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents' life after the concentration camps of World War II. Her research reveals the existence of a mysterious uncle everyone seems intent on forgetting entirely. As she closes in on a discovery she didn't expect, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the family secret to his grave. In a journey that stretches from post-war France and to the 1980s, Anne's destiny intertwines with her father's past until they form a single, unforgettable story."--Container
The flower of evil by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a seemingly perfect family, whose distinguished facade starts to crack when the wife ventures into local politics. On the eve of the election, a corpse appears, and the long dormant seeds of past family crime begin to bloom
La tête haute by Donald Blank( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A juvenile judge and a special educator are convinced that they can save the young delinquent Malony from himself and his violent ways
The connection by Cédric Jimenez( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marseille 1975. Pierre, un jeune magistrat venu de Metz avec femme et enfants, est nommé juge du grand banditisme. Il décide de s'attaquer à la French Connection, organisation mafieuse qui exporte l'héroïne dans le monde entier. N'écoutant aucune mise en garde, le juge Michel part seul en croisade contre Gaëtan Zampa, figure emblématique du milieu et parrain intouchable. Mais il va rapidement comprendre que, pour obtenir des résultats, il doit changer ses méthodes." [Source : jaquette]
Les enfants du siècle by Diane Kurys( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in French and German and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical history of the love affair between George Sand and Alfred de Musset that scandalized their families, friends and the salons of Paris in nineteenth century France
Le roi danse = The King is dancing by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about Louis XIV of France, centering on his passion for dance and music. The shy heir to the throne has his destiny altered when musician Jean-Baptiste Lully and the famed playwright Molière enter his life. Recognizing the young king's talent for dance, they compose and stage ballets that glorify Louis' image. The film includes many recreations of dance, drama, and opera of the era
La fille seule = A single girl by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama showing a day in the life of a young Parisian woman named Valerie who is beginning a new job and who reveals to her boyfriend that she is four weeks pregnant
Des vents contraires = (Headwinds) by Jalil Lespert( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since his wife Sarah disappeared without a trace, Paul has been living alone with his two young children. But a year has gone by, and Paul is exhausted. He hopes for a new start by moving back to his home town, Saint Malo, France. But who, in fact, is Paul? A father who, to save the world in his children's eyes, must continually struggle with his own anxiety and thwart the impending threats on their lives
Intimate enemies by Florent Siri( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kabylie in June, 1959, idealistic Lieutenant Terrien (Benoît Magimel becomes the head of a section of the French army. There he meets Sergeant Dougnac (Albert Dupontel), a hard-line professional soldier. The atrocities of the war, as well as the two men's differences, quickly put both to the test
Le petits mouchoirs = Little white lies by Guillaume Canet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a motorcycle accident that leaves a charismatic member of their group in an intensive care unit, a close-knit circle of friends embark on their annual summer getaway to Cape Ferrat in the southwest of France. Staying at wealthy family man Max's spacious vacation home, the sunny beachside idyll quickly becomes the backdrop of heated tensions and outbursts among the old acquaintances as the little white lies just beneath the surface of their relationships reach a boiling point
Les rivières pourpres( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in French and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with a ritual murder in a monastery in Lorraine, police chief Niemans teams up with young officer Reda to investigate a series of ritual murders in which the victims are crucified. Together with a specialist on Christian mythology they uncover a mysterious group called the Angels of the Apocalypse
La vie est un long fleuve tranquille = Life is a long quiet river by Etienne Chatiliez( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bapaume, dans le Nord de la France. La famille Groseille habite un F3. On ne s'ennuie pas chez eux. Dans un intérieur orné de papiers peints défraîchis, de petites bières et d'assiettes sales, M. Groseille, blessé en Algérie, s'adonne à son sport favori, tandis que Madame sirote ses Americano tout en dévorant les journaux à scandales
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy centered around a TV weather girl in Lyon, France and the two very different men who pursue her--one a famous author, the other a spoiled heir to a pharmaceutical fortune
The nest by Ethan Clarke( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three gangs, on the run from their own respective demons, take refuge in the same massive warehouse. Everyone's armed, tense and ready to shoot the next person they see
3 films directed by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disenchanted: A young girl has to hold her family together by degrading herself. A single girl: A young woman works her first day at a luxury hotel and must decide how to tell her boyfriend that she is pregnant. Keep it quiet: An ex-convict returns to his family a changed man
Sky fighters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet aces must pursue a terrorist who has highjacked a Mirage 2000 fighter jet. During the engagement, one of the pilots shoots down the plane. He is dismissed from the service, and his friend resigns in solidarity. But the French government soon needs them back, to land a big airplane contract by winning a race over hostile airspace; a race that pits the Mirage against the American F-16. A tale of pilots, international terrorists and shady government officials, with an airborne finale taking place above the Champs-Élysées during the Bastille Day celebration
Against the wind = Des vents contraires( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For some time now, some people living close to wind farms have expressed concern that the noise from the turbines is affecting their health. They say the machines have destroyed their lives, causing headaches, high blood pressure and nausea. Four Corners goes to several wind-farming hot-spots across Australia to meet the people who claim they are simply collateral damage as the nation scrambles to embrace renewable energy."--Container
Les rivières pourpres by Mathieu Kassovitz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to 'Crimson Rivers', no one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher in the end of the world ... Inspector Niemans and a young, rebellious detective team up with a beautiful expert in religion to crack the case before their elusive suspect completes the cycle of terror, paving the way to an even bigger bloody catastrophe
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La fille seule = A single girl
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Benoît Magimel acteur français

Benoît Magimel actor francés

Benoît Magimel aktor francuski

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Benoît Magimel fransk skuespiller

Benoît Magimel französischer Schauspieler

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