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Ben Lewin is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 6 august 1946

Ben Lewin

Ben Lewin
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Nationality USA
Birth 6 august 1946 (74 years)

Ben Lewin (born August 6, 1946) is an Australian-American film director and screenwriter.

Best films

The Sessions (2012)
(Director)

Usually with

Robin Weigert
Robin Weigert
(2 films)
Julia Blake
Julia Blake
(2 films)
Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(2 films)
Lewis Fiander
Lewis Fiander
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ben Lewin (10 films)

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Actor

Winstanley
Winstanley (1975)
, 1h32
Directed by Kevin Brownlow
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Jerome Willis, Ben Lewin
Rating70% 3.531233.531233.531233.531233.53123
Une brève évocation de la situation politique en Angleterre au XVII siècle indique dans quel contexte William Everard accueille Gerrard Winstanley qui vient d'être dépossédé de ses biens à Londres. Ce dernier est l'auteur de La nouvelle loi de justice que lit avec grand intérêt Margaret, l'épouse de John Platt pasteur et seigneur de la commune de Weybridge dans le Surrey où vient de se fonder une colonie de Bêcheux (mieux connus sous le nom de Diggers).
The Kangaroo Kid, 1h12
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Adventure, Western
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Jock Mahoney, Veda Ann Borg, Guy Doleman, Martha Hyer, Douglass Dumbrille, Raymond Bailey
Roles Fanning
Rating59% 2.9758752.9758752.9758752.9758752.975875
In the 1880s, the Remington detective agency sends Tex Kinnane to Australia to track down a notorious gold robber and murderer called John Spengler. In Sydney, Tex makes friends with Baldy Muldoon and travels with him to the small town of Gold Star, where Baldy's wife runs the local saloon. Tex adopts a baby kangaroo and earns the name "Kangaroo Kid". He is hired as a stage coach driver and befriends barmaid Stella Grey, who offers to look after his kangaroo.

Director

Please Stand By, 1h33
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette, Alice Eve, River Alexander, Tony Revolori, Michael Stahl-David
Rating66% 3.3495653.3495653.3495653.3495653.349565
Une jeune autiste s'échappe de son centre d'hébergement dans l’espoir de soumettre son scénario à un concours d'écriture à Hollywood. Sur le chemin elle devra conquérir un nouveau monde rempli d'obstacles.
The Catcher Was a Spy, 1h38
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti
Rating61% 3.0999953.0999953.0999953.0999953.099995
L'histoire vraie du célèbre joueur juif de baseball américain Moe Berg qui, lors de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, devient secrètement un espion pour le Office of Strategic Services. Sa renommée sportive, ses connaissances universitaires et son don pour les langues font de lui une recrue de premier choix. Sa mission : espionner les Nazis qui veulent construire rapidement la première bombe atomique. Mais la vie privée et mystérieuse de Berg intrigue son entourage au point qu'on le soupçonne d'être homosexuel.
The Sessions, 1h35
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Films about virginity
Actors John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, W. Earl Brown
Rating71% 3.598373.598373.598373.598373.59837
In Berkeley, California in 1988, Mark O'Brien is a poet who is forced to live in an iron lung due to complications from polio. Due to his condition, he has never had sex. After unsuccessfully proposing to his caretaker Amanda, and sensing he may be near death, he decides he wants to lose his virginity. After consulting his priest, Father Brendan, he gets in touch with Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate. She tells him they will have no more than six sessions together. They begin their sessions, but soon it is clear that they are developing romantic feelings for each other. Cheryl's husband, who loves her deeply, fights to suppress his jealousy, at first withholding a love poem that Mark has sent by mail to Cheryl, which she eventually finds. After several attempts, Mark and Cheryl are able to have mutually satisfying sex, but decide to cut the sessions short on account of their burgeoning feelings.
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish, 1h29
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum, Natasha Richardson, Michel Blanc, Angela Pleasence, Jean-Pierre Cassel
Rating62% 3.149433.149433.149433.149433.14943
Louis est photographe en art religieux. Il rencontre Sybil, paumée, actrice à ses heures. Elle lui raconte sa vie, un vrai mélo. Il la croit et lui donne tout son argent. Elle disparait. Louis ne veut pas croire qu'il s'est fait avoir et décide de l'attendre. Un jour, il croise un inconnu au visage admirable: Louis reconnait aussitôt "le Christ" qu'il cherche pour une illustration de la vie de Jésus. Tous deux, devenus amis, se mettent à la recherche de la femme qu'ils aiment, la même...
A matter of convenience
Directed by Ben Lewin
Genres Comedy
Actors Jean-Pierre Cassel, Deborra-Lee Furness, John Clarke
Rating68% 3.425833.425833.425833.425833.42583
Valm wants a baby with her partner Joe but he has trouble sustaining himself financially. She agrees to help Alphonse and get married to an immigrant.

Scriptwriter

The Sessions, 1h35
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Films about virginity
Actors John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, W. Earl Brown
Roles Writer
Rating71% 3.598373.598373.598373.598373.59837
In Berkeley, California in 1988, Mark O'Brien is a poet who is forced to live in an iron lung due to complications from polio. Due to his condition, he has never had sex. After unsuccessfully proposing to his caretaker Amanda, and sensing he may be near death, he decides he wants to lose his virginity. After consulting his priest, Father Brendan, he gets in touch with Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate. She tells him they will have no more than six sessions together. They begin their sessions, but soon it is clear that they are developing romantic feelings for each other. Cheryl's husband, who loves her deeply, fights to suppress his jealousy, at first withholding a love poem that Mark has sent by mail to Cheryl, which she eventually finds. After several attempts, Mark and Cheryl are able to have mutually satisfying sex, but decide to cut the sessions short on account of their burgeoning feelings.
The Favour, the Watch and the Very Big Fish, 1h29
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum, Natasha Richardson, Michel Blanc, Angela Pleasence, Jean-Pierre Cassel
Rating62% 3.149433.149433.149433.149433.14943
Louis est photographe en art religieux. Il rencontre Sybil, paumée, actrice à ses heures. Elle lui raconte sa vie, un vrai mélo. Il la croit et lui donne tout son argent. Elle disparait. Louis ne veut pas croire qu'il s'est fait avoir et décide de l'attendre. Un jour, il croise un inconnu au visage admirable: Louis reconnait aussitôt "le Christ" qu'il cherche pour une illustration de la vie de Jésus. Tous deux, devenus amis, se mettent à la recherche de la femme qu'ils aiment, la même...
Georgia
Georgia (1989)
, 1h30
Directed by Ben Lewin
Genres Thriller
Actors Judy Davis, John Bach, Julia Blake, Marshall Napier, Lewis Fiander, Colin Hay
Roles Ecrivain
Rating59% 2.959352.959352.959352.959352.95935
A matter of convenience
Directed by Ben Lewin
Genres Comedy
Actors Jean-Pierre Cassel, Deborra-Lee Furness, John Clarke
Roles Writer
Rating68% 3.425833.425833.425833.425833.42583
Valm wants a baby with her partner Joe but he has trouble sustaining himself financially. She agrees to help Alphonse and get married to an immigrant.