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Damiens, François 1973-

Works: 65 works in 288 publications in 7 languages and 3,572 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Satirical films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by François Damiens
Le tout nouveau testament = The brand new testament by Jaco van Dormael( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young opinionated daughter in present day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless and adamant to get his power back
JCVD by Mabrouk el Mechri( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JCVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels. When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe JCVD is responsible for the crime. As the events are played from different perspectives, JCVD finds himself protecting the hostages, as well as serving as their negotiator. JCVD is forced to accept responsibility for crimes he didn't commit, as well as the life mistakes that he did make
La délicatesse by David Foenkinos( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her soul mate, Nathalie loses interest in life, and finds love again in the most unexpected place
L'arna coeur by Pascal Chaumeil( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is a romantic for hire. If your daughter or sister or friend is falling for the wrong man, Alex will get her to fall for him, watch her dump the loser, and then break her heart by walking away. She'll be sad but wiser and lucky to have avoided a bad relationship. It's a highly profitable business with one rule: don't fall in love. When Alex is hired to woo Juliette, he breaks her heart, and his own rule
Le chat du rabbin by Joann Sfar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat belonging to a widowed Rabbi and his beautiful daughter eats the family parrot and miraculously gains the ability to speak. Along with the power of speech comes unparalleled sardonic wit, and the cat spares no group or individual as he skewers faith, tradition and authority. The delivery of a box from Russia further complicates things when a painter is discovered inside, more dead than alive. He is on a quest for a hidden tribe and its mythical city in Africa
Les cowboys by Thomas Bidegain( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his daughter goes missing from their prairie town east of France, Alain and his young son, Kid, head out to find her. The journey takes the men to some far off and unsettling places in what begins to feel like an endless quest
Je fais le mort = Playing dead by Jean-Paul Salomé( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean, a 40-year old unemployed actor, has hit rock bottom. Insufferably clueless and egotistical, his over-the-top acting and high-maintenance personality have gotten him fired from countless jobs. At the unemployment office, his counselor sets him up with a rather odd job: helping the police reconstruct crime scenes by standing in for the dead victim
La famille Bélier by Eric Lartigau( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Belier family, everyone is deaf except sixteen year-old Paula. She is an essential interpreter for her parents on a daily level, particularly where the running of the family farm is concerned. One day, urged on by her music teacher who has discovered her talent for singing, she decides to prepare for the Radio France Choir audition. A life choice that will distance her from her family and force her to grow up
Des nouvelles de la planète Mars by Dominik Moll( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philippe Mars is a reasonable man in an unreasonable world. He's trying to be a good father, a kind ex-husband, a nice colleague, and an understanding sibling, but the planets have not been exactly aligned in his favor lately
Suzanne by Katell Quillévéré( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suzanne en haar jongere zus worden opgevoed door hun vader nadat hun moeder is overleden. Naarmate ze ouder wordt gaat ze steeds meer het verkeerde pad op
The dancer by Stéphanie Di Giusto( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in French and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French singer/actress Soko (Augustine) and Lily-Rose Depp lead a star-studded cast in Stephanie Di Giustos spectacularly mounted screen biography, inspired by the true story of two rival pioneers of modern dance and theatrical performance in late 19th-century Paris. Nothing in her background destined Loe Fuller (Soko), born in the American Midwest, to become the toast of the Belle Epoque cabarets or to perform at the Paris Opera. She never faltered in the quest to perfect her art but it was Loes meeting with Isadora Duncan (Depp) a beautiful young prodigy hungry for glory that threatened everything
Delicacy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her soul mate, Nathalie loses interest in life, and finds love again in the most unexpected place
Rien à déclarer = Nothing to declare by Dany Boon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and Undetermined and held by 49 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
Just to be sure( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When lonely 45-year-old widower Erwan discovers by accident that that man who raised him isn't his real father, he begins a search for his biological one. Thanks to a local private detective he soon locates the mischievous, 70-something Joseph, whom it seems his mother may have known briefly. Erwan soon falls not only for his charm, but that of the impetuous Anna, who has ties to them both. But the conflicting loyalties become compounded by the pregnancy of his own daughter, who defiantly refuses to name the father ... very soon Erwan's families begin to collide, to unexpected, hilarious and moving effect. Offering a terrific showcase for her brilliant cast, director Carine Tardieu skillfully weaves a wholly-entertaining exploration of love, coincidence and human connection
Verstehen Sie die Béliers?( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Wochenmarkt irgendwo in der französischen Provinz. Hinter ihrem Käsestand steht, wie jede Woche, die gesamte Familie Bélier. Während die Eltern Rodolphe und Gigi sowie Sohn Quentin zwar auffällig freundlich, aber sehr schweigsam sind, ist Tochter Paula umso gesprächiger. Die Kunden im Ort kennen das schon und wundern sich schon lange nicht mehr, dass Paula die Kundenwünsche für ihre Familie in Gebärdensprache übersetzt. Denn alle in der Familie sind gehörlos - bis auf Paula. Doch die Béliers sind ein munterer, verschworener Haufen und weit davon entfernt, die Dinge so zu nehmen wie sind. Bis Paulas Musiklehrer ihre wunderschöne Stimme entdeckt und sie ermuntert, in Paris Gesang zu studieren. Das stellt Paula vor Entscheidungen, die mit ein paar Gebärden nicht zu lösen sind. Dazu kommt, dass Paula sich zu allem Überfluss auch noch verliebt hat ... (Quelle:
Ôtez-moi d'un doute by Carine Tardieu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een man ontdekt bij toeval dat zijn vader niet zijn biologische vader is en gaat op zoek naar zijn verwekker
Gare du Nord by Claire Simon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Gare du nord : Paris, Gare du Nord, tout peut y arriver, même des trains. On aimerait y rester, mais il faut se dépêcher... Comme des milliers de vies qui s'y croisent, Ismaël, Mathilde, Sacha et Joan vont s'y rencontrer. Chaque jour, Ismaël est ébloui, fasciné, épuisé par ce lieu. C'est sur le quai du RER qu'il voit Mathilde pour la première fois. Peu à peu, ils tombent amoureux. Ils croisent Sacha et Joan. Sacha est à la recherche de sa fille disparue, Joan passe sa vie dans cette gare entre Lille, Londres et Paris. La gare est comme une bulle que tous traversent, Français, immigrés, émigrés, voyageurs, fantômes... C'est un carrefour où chaque vie passe vite et disparait
Tip Top by Serge Bozon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in French and German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farid, an Algerian informant for the French police, is found murdered in a small French town. Two offbeat and unethical female investigators are brought in to investigate the possibility of police involvement with the murder. Meanwhile the seemingly degenerate cop with a heart of gold, Mendes, acquires an eager, albeit naive Algerian informant, Youne`s, who quickly gets into trouble
Action 4 pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raw deal: Kaminsky had been a top honcho for the FBI before his unconventional methods of investigation got him thrown off the team. He's now stuck as sheriff in a small North Carolina town. FBI Chief Harry Shannon has a special mission for the down-and-out Kaminsky. Help him get Petrovita, the powerful and ruthless head of organized crime in Chicago, and Kaminsky is back at the FBI
Une pure affaire by Alexandre Coffre( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Pelame est marié à Christine depuis assez longtemps pour avoir oublié qu' ils s'aimaient autrefois. Il a deux enfants avec qui la communication se fait de plus en plus rare. Professionnellement, David n'est jamais devenu le grand avocat associé d'un cabinet de renom qu'il rêvait d'être mais plutôt un simple gratte-papier qui excelle dans les tâches les plus rébarbatives. Bref, la vie de David ne fait pas rêver. Si on avait un conseil à lui donner? ... Ce serait qu'il se ressaisisse. C'est ce qu'il va faire, en découvrant, le soir de Noël, une valise pleine de cocaïne et un téléphone croulant sous les appels de clients. David pense alors avoir trouvé le moyen de relancer sa vie. Si on avait un second conseil à donner à David? ... Ce serait qu'il y réfléchisse à deux fois
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Damiens, François

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François Damiens Belgian actor

François Damiens Belgisch acteur

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François Damiens belgisk skodespelar

François Damiens belgisk skuespiller

François Damiens comico e attore belga

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Дамьен, Франсуа

Франсуа Дамьен бельгийский актёр

Франсуа Дам'єн бельгійський актор

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