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Benoît Delhomme is a Director of Photography, Editor and Cinematography French born on 28 august 1961 at Paris (France)

Benoît Delhomme

Benoît Delhomme
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Nationality France
Birth 28 august 1961 (58 years) at Paris (France)

Benoît Delhomme (born August 28, 1961) is a French film cinematographer who has also worked in American and English films.


Benoît Delhomme est sorti diplômé de l'école nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière en 1982. Il a été assistant-caméraman sur Jean de Florette et Manon des sources (1986) et est devenu directeur de la photographie sur des longs métrages au début des années 1990. Il est nommé pour le César de la meilleure photographie 1998 pour Artemisia. Au cours des années 2000, il travaille de plus en plus pour des films anglo-saxons. Il remporte le prix spécial du jury au Festival international du film de Chicago 2001 pour Et là-bas, quelle heure est-il ? et l'AFI Award de la meilleure photographie 2005 pour The Proposition.

Best films

The Theory of Everything (2014)
(Director of Photography)
Lawless (2012)
(Director of Photography)
When the Cat's Away (1996)
(Director of Photography)

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Filmography of Benoît Delhomme (22 films)

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En moi
En moi (2016)

Directed by Laetitia Casta
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Yvan Attal, Lara Stone, Mathilde Bisson, Arthur Igual, Nassim Amaouche, Akaji Maro
Roles Director of Photography
Rating55% 2.7643452.7643452.7643452.7643452.764345
« D'où vient l'inspiration ? » s'interroge intérieurement le réalisateur anxieux Yvan Attal dans une mise en abyme cinématographique de son imaginaire pour créer.
Free State of Jones
Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Biography, Action, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism, Political films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, Mahershala Ali, Brendan Gleeson, Sean Bridgers
Roles Director of Photography
Rating68% 3.447293.447293.447293.447293.44729
After surviving the 1863 Battle of Corinth during the Civil War, Newton Knight, a poor farmer from Mississippi, leads a group of anti-slavery Confederate deserters in Jones County and turns them against the Confederacy. Knight subsequently marries former slave, Rachel, effectively establishing the region's first mixed-race community, even though Native Americans and Europeans (such as the Mississippi Choctaws) have been doing it long before in their ancient homeland.
A Most Wanted Man, 2h1
Directed by Anton Corbijn
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss
Roles Director of Photography
Rating67% 3.3981953.3981953.3981953.3981953.398195
Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a political refugee from Chechnya who has been tortured by Russian security forces, enters Hamburg, Germany, illegally.
The Theory of Everything, 2h3
Directed by James Marsh
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about education, Films about mathematics, Films about disabilities
Actors Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Watson, Harry Lloyd, David Thewlis, Charlie Cox
Roles Director of Photography
Rating77% 3.851753.851753.851753.851753.85175
In 1963, Cambridge University astrophysics student Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) begins a relationship with literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Although Stephen excels at mathematics and physics, his friends and professors are concerned over his lack of thesis topic. After Stephen and his professor Dennis Sciama (David Thewlis) attend a lecture on black holes, Stephen speculates that black holes may have been part of the creation of the universe and decides to write his thesis on time.
Lawless (2012)
, 1h55
Directed by Michael Benaroya, Megan Ellison, John Hillcoat, Douglas Wick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Mob film, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Rape and revenge films, Gangster films
Actors Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke
Roles Director of Photography
Rating72% 3.6487653.6487653.6487653.6487653.648765
In 1931, the Bondurant brothers—Forrest, Howard and Jack—are running a successful moonshine business in Franklin County, in the Virginia Piedmont region. They use their gas station and restaurant as a front for their illegal activities, and their friend Cricket Pate assists them in their endeavors. One day, Jack witnesses mobster Floyd Banner shooting a competitor, and Jack and Floyd exchange looks.
Chatroom (2010)
, 1h37
Directed by Hideo Nakata
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about suicide, Films based on plays
Actors Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Murray, Imogen Poots, Matthew Beard, Tuppence Middleton, Jack Gleeson
Roles Director of Photography
Rating56% 2.8068752.8068752.8068752.8068752.806875
William Collins (Aaron Johnson) is a depressed teen recovering from self-harm and regularly goes online to chat rooms. One day, he decides to open a chat room himself and calls it "Chelsea Teens!" and where he meets Jim (Matthew Beard), another kid; Eva (Imogen Poots), a model; Emily (Hannah Murray), a goody two-shoes; and Mo (Daniel Kaluuya), a normal kid. There is no real subject matter in "Chelsea Teens!" which instead focuses on the lives of each teen as they talk. Even though they only really communicate through text, the film depicts them in an old hotel-like room and actually having contact.
Shanghai (2010)
, 1h45
Directed by Mikael Håfström
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors John Cusack, Gong Li, Chow Yun-fat, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Morse, Ken Watanabe
Roles Director of Photography
Rating63% 3.1989653.1989653.1989653.1989653.198965
In December 1941, just before the USA's entry into World War II, an American agent from the Naval Intelligence Office (Cusack) arrives in Shanghai to find his friend Conner (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) was recently murdered. Determined to find out who killed Conner and why, he begins working at the Herald using the alias Paul Soames, a Nazi-sympathizer cover he used while stationed in Berlin. He meets Anthony Lan-Ting (Chow Yun-Fat) an influential crime lord and Captain Tanaka (Ken Watanabe) at the German embassy in Shanghai, during an invitation only event. He later befriends Anthony when he saves him during an attack on Japanese officers by the Chinese Resistance at a night club.
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, 1h34
Directed by David Heyman, Mark Herman
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, War, Comedy-drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga, Rupert Friend, Amber Beattie
Roles Director of Photography
Rating78% 3.900973.900973.900973.900973.90097
An 8-year-old boy named Bruno (Asa Butterfield) lives with his family in Berlin, in Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. He learns that his father Ralf (David Thewlis) has been promoted, due to which their family, including Bruno's mother Elsa (Vera Farmiga) and 12-year-old sister Gretel (Amber Beattie), relocate to the countryside. Bruno hates his new home as there is no one to play with and very little to explore. After commenting that he has spotted people working on what he thinks is a farm in the distance, he is also forbidden from playing in the back garden.
1408 (2007)
, 1h44
Directed by Mikael Håfström
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about writers, Ghost films
Actors John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub, Len Cariou, Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Roles Director of Photography
Rating67% 3.3993.3993.3993.3993.399
Mike Enslin (John Cusack) is a cynical, skeptical author who, after the death of his daughter Katie (Jasmine Jessica Anthony), writes books appraising supernatural events in which he has no belief. After his latest book, he receives an anonymous postcard depicting The Dolphin, a hotel on Lexington Avenue in New York City bearing the message, "Don't enter 1408." Viewing this as a challenge, Mike forces the hotel to allow him to book the room, referencing a law that any hotel room in New York can be requested as long as it meets safety standards. The hotel manager, Gerald Olin (Samuel L. Jackson) tries to dissuade Mike from checking into the room, explaining that 56 people have died in the room over the past 95 years, and that no one has lasted more than an hour inside it. Mike, who does not believe in the paranormal, insists on staying in the room, and asks Olin if he thinks it is haunted; Olin replies that it is "evil" rather than haunted.
Breaking and Entering, 2h
Directed by Sydney Pollack, Anthony Minghella
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, Robin Wright, Martin Freeman, Vera Farmiga, Rafi Gavron
Roles Director of Photography
Rating64% 3.2493853.2493853.2493853.2493853.249385
Will Francis (Jude Law), a young Englishman, is a landscape architect living a detached, routine-based life in London with his Swedish-American girlfriend Liv (Robin Wright Penn) and her autistic daughter Bea. The 13-year-old girl's irregular sleeping and eating habits as well as her unsocial behaviour (she has trouble relating to people and seems only interested in doing somersaults and gymnastics) reach worrying proportions and start to put a lot of strain on Will and Liv's relationship. Complicating the situation further is his feeling of being shut out of their inner circle since Bea is not his biological daughter. He and Liv start relationship counselling, but their drifting apart continues.
The Proposition, 1h44
Directed by John Hillcoat
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, David Wenham, John Hurt
Roles Director of Photography
Rating73% 3.699093.699093.699093.699093.69909
Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows a series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, likely committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang.
The Idol
The Idol (2002)
, 1h50
Directed by Samantha Lang
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors James Hong, Leelee Sobieski, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Jalil Lespert, Liliane Montevecchi, Jany Gastaldi
Roles Director of Photography
Rating61% 3.0515253.0515253.0515253.0515253.051525
Dans un immeuble parisien, Zao, un vieux cuisinier chinois, fait la connaissance de Sarah, une jeune actrice australienne visiblement préoccupée. Lorsqu'elle lui révèle ses projets de suicide, il lui propose un pacte : il cuisinera pour elle des plats chinois raffinés jusqu'au jour fatidique. C'est ainsi que naît entre eux une relation forte et subtilement érotique, sous les regards inquisiteurs et envieux des autres habitants.
Sade (2000)
, 1h40
Directed by Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Historical, Crime
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films
Actors Daniel Auteuil, Marianne Denicourt, Jeanne Balibar, Isild Le Besco, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Grégoire Colin
Roles Director of Photography
Rating61% 3.0997853.0997853.0997853.0997853.099785
Paris in 1794: After prolonged detention, the Marquis de Sade, who claims during the hearing, neither noble nor the author of the novel Justine to be matched with other nobles in a former monastery in Picpus. This serves as a precious prison, where the inmates are referred to the outside world as a patient. The drive to the property shall Sade returns with Madame and Vicomte de Langris and their daughter Emilie. He is fond of the young woman, but precedes him his bad reputation. The parents prevent any contact between Emilie and Sade.