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Magimel, Benoît

Overview
Works: 207 works in 621 publications in 4 languages and 3,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Composer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Benoît Magimel
La Pianiste by Michael Haneke( Visual )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
La pianiste The piano teacher ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
La demoiselle d'honneur The bridesmaid ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and held by 350 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
La fleur du mal The flower of evil by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in French and held by 296 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
Pour une femme ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 218 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
Les enfants du siècle by Diane Kurys( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in French and held by 210 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
La fille seule A single girl ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in French and held by 143 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 )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 96 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
Le roi danse by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De jonge koning Lodewijk XIV laat het weelderige paleis te Versailles aanleggen, Molière toneelstukken schrijven en componist Jean-Baptiste Lully balletten voor hem componeren
Le roi danse The King is dancing ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical drama about Louis XIV of France, centering on his passion for dance and music. The film includes many recreations of dance, drama, and opera of the era
Les rivières pourpres ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 89 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 demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid ; Merci pour le chocolat = [Thank you for the chocolate] by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La demoiselle d'honneur (The Bridesmaid) : "A bridesmaid named Senta falls for the handsome Philippe at the wedding of his younger sister. As their passion intensifies, Philippe slowly discovers that Senta is shrouded in mystery. Then one day she asks Philippe to perform a terrible deed as proof of his love for her"--Container
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and German and held by 64 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
Die Klavierspielerin by Elfriede Jelinek( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
La vie est un long fleuve tranquille Life is a long quiet river by Etienne Chatiliez( Visual )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in French and held by 61 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
The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
The bridesmaid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 59 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
Sky fighters ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 56 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
The nest ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 46 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
For a woman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unexpected arrival of a brother who supposedly perished during World War II upsets the lives of a Jewish tailor and his pretty bride
 
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