WorldCat Identities

Magimel, Benoît

Works: 203 works in 735 publications in 8 languages and 4,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films  Short films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Narrator, Creator, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Benoît Magimel
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

117 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,044 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( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 461 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 )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 407 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 )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 328 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
The connection by Cédric Jimenez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 274 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 )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in French and German and held by 273 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 223 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
Standing tall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 188 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
La fille seule = A single girl by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 158 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
Le petits mouchoirs = Little white lies by Guillaume Canet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation, and with that decision their relationships, convictions, conscience and friendships are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies they have been telling each other and themselves
Intimate enemies by Florent Siri( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate Enemies, gebaseerd op het gelijknamige bekroonde boek over de Algerijnse onafhankelijkheidsoorlog, volgt een Frans peloton onder leiding van Lieutenant Terrien op een missie om een rebellenleider uit te schakelen. Terrien walgt van de martelpraktijken van sommige Franse soldaten, maar zijn rechterhand Sergeant Dougnac is ervan overtuigd dat Terrien zijn idealisme zal laten varen zodra hij met eigen ogen heeft gezien tot welke gruweldaden de vijand in staat is. Na een aantal keiharde confrontaties met de vijand ontdekken Terrien en Dougnac dat idealisme noch realisme tegen de gruwel van oorlog is opgewassen
Des vents contraires = (Headwinds) by Jalil Lespert( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 90 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
Les rivières pourpres( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and English and held by 85 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 )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (apparently) contented children. The other family is poor, with rambunctious (even delinquent) children, often hungry, but with lots of laughter in the house
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and held by 70 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 Wolfgang Tillmans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 47 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
La tête haute by Emmanuelle Bercot( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le parcours éducatif de Malony, de six à dix-huit ans, qu'une juge des enfants et un éducateur tentent inlassablement de sauver" (Source : jaquette)
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid ; Merci pour le chocolat = [Thank you for the chocolate]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merci pour le chocolat (Thank you for the chocolate) : "Intricate plots wend their way through the elegant homes of several well-heeled Swiss families. Isabelle Huppert stars as Mika, the head of a chocolate company who is married to a suave, concert pianist - whose first wife died years ago in a mysterious car accident"--Container
3 films directed by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 39 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 38 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
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La fille seule = A single girl
Alternative Names
Benoît Magimel aktor francuski

Benoît Magimel attore francese

Benoît Magimel Frans acteur

Benoît Magimel fransk skådespelare

Benoît Magimel fransk skodespelar

Benoît Magimel fransk skuespiller

Benoît Magimel französischer Schauspieler

Benoît Magimel French actor

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