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Benoît Jacquot is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Assistant Director French born on 5 february 1947 at Paris (France)

Benoît Jacquot

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Nationality France
Birth 5 february 1947 (73 years) at Paris (France)

Benoît Jacquot (born 5 February 1947) is a French film director who has had a varied career in European cinema.

Biography

Born in Paris, he began his career as assistant director of Marguerite Duras films, including Nathalie Granger, India Song, and also actor in the 1973 short film La Sœur du cadre.

He turned to writing and directing with the 1975 film The Musician Killer, which starred Anna Karina.

Over his career he has directed nearly thirty films, the most notable of which to American audiences are La Désenchantée (1990), starring Judith Godrèche, and A Single Girl (1995), starring Virginie Ledoyen.

In 2003, he directed Massenet's opera Werther conducted by Antonio Pappano at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

His upcoming film Farewell, My Queen opened the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012.

Best films

Farewell, My Queen (2012)
(Director)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Benoît Jacquot (39 films)

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Actor

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, 2h17
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Time travel films, Films set in the future, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman
Roles Captain Welcoming Arysum
Rating65% 3.251573.251573.251573.251573.25157
À la suite de la rencontre historique Apollo-Soyouz en 1975 entre les Américains et les Russes, d'autres nations envoient des astronautes rejoindre la station spatiale. Dans les siècles suivants, de nombreux extraterrestres, de toutes formes, les rejoignent. Rebaptisée Alpha, celle-ci devient trop vaste et risque de s'écraser sur la Terre. D'un commun accord, les dirigeants des races qui peuplent l'immense station décident de l'éloigner de la Terre. Pendant son voyage, elle continue cependant de croître jusqu'à héberger 17 millions d'êtres vivants.
Chinese Puzzle, 1h54
Directed by Cédric Klapisch
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Romain Duris, Kelly Reilly, Sandrine Holt, Audrey Tautou, Cécile de France, Kevin Bishop
Roles le père de Xavier
Rating69% 3.4926053.4926053.4926053.4926053.492605
Xavier is now forty years old and divorced from Wendy. When she decides to move to New York with their two children, he wants to remain part of their lives and so moves to the city as well.
Looking for Hortense, 1h36
Directed by Pascal Bonitzer
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Jean-Pierre Bacri, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Carré, Claude Rich, Arthur Igual, Jackie Berroyer
Roles Kevadian
Rating61% 3.0912153.0912153.0912153.0912153.091215
Damien, Chinese civilization teacher, is instructed by his wife Iva to ask his father, The Council of State, to help to prevent the expulsion of a young woman of Serbian origin.
Bad Girl
Bad Girl (2012)
, 1h48
Directed by Patrick Mille
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Pregnancy films, Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Izïa, Carole Bouquet, Bob Geldof, Joana Preiss, Arthur Dupont, Jacques Weber
Roles The Director
Rating52% 2.6253852.6253852.6253852.6253852.625385
Louise will have a child. Her mother, in remission from chemotherapy, and her father, a rock singer, resume contact with her.
Short Memory, 1h45
Directed by Eduardo de Gregorio
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Bulle Ogier, Jacques Rivette, Hermine Karagheuz, Eduardo Manet
Roles Le secrétaire de Monsieur Mann
Rating55% 2.781882.781882.781882.781882.78188
Judith Mesnil, interprète à l'UNESCO, est amenée à enquêter sur la mort prétendument accidentelle de l'écrivain Marcel Jaucourt dont on l'a chargée de rassembler les derniers écrits. Elle apprend que le défunt préparait un ouvrage sur certains nazis réfugiés en Amérique latine et avait découvert qu'un individu aux multiples identités leur procurait de faux passeports afin qu'ils puissent regagner l'Europe incognito. De Paris à Bruxelles, l'enquête de Judith la met à la fois sur la piste du mystérieux passeur et dans une situation critique.
Return to the Beloved, 1h38
Directed by Jean-François Adam
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Dutronc, Bruno Ganz, Christian Rist, Jean-François Adam, Benoît Jacquot
Rating58% 2.948182.948182.948182.948182.94818
Jadis pianiste de concert réputé, Julien est aujourd'hui un obscur musicien brisé par la rupture d'avec sa femme Jeanne dont il est toujours amoureux. Mais Jeanne s'est depuis remariée avec Stefan Kern, un Allemand. Une situation que Julien, fou de jalousie, ne peut accepter, lui qui espère par-dessous tout regagner l'amour de son ex-épouse. Pour ce faire, il ourdit une machination machiavélique. Julien parvient à manipuler un ami dont il n'hésite pas à se débarrasser puis s'arrange pour faire accuser Kern du meurtre en laissant des indices compromettants pour son rival. Un drame brumeux, lyrique et déroutant sur l'amour-passion et l'autodestruction avec un Jacques Dutronc et une Isabelle Huppert troublants et énigmatiques.
The Theatre of the Matters, 1h21
Directed by Jean-Claude Biette
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Howard Vernon, Sonia Saviange, Brigitte Jaques-Wajeman, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Michel Delahaye, Noël Simsolo
Roles L'ecrivain
Rating65% 3.291923.291923.291923.291923.29192
Dorothée rêve de faire du théâtre. Elle abandonne son travail dans une agence de voyages, convaincue par Hermann, directeur d'un troupe de banlieue Le Théâtre des matières, qu'elle va obtenir un rôle dans Marie Stuart. Des difficultés financières se présentent rapidement et l'aventure du Théâtre des matières se poursuivra sans Dorothée.
India Song
India Song (1975)
, 2h
Directed by Marguerite Duras
Origin France
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Delphine Seyrig, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Carrière, Vernon Dobtcheff, Claude Mann, Didier Flamand
Roles Voix de la Réception (voice)
Rating64% 3.2023153.2023153.2023153.2023153.202315
Anne-Marie (Delphine Seyrig) is the wife of the French ambassador in India in the 1930s. Growing bored with the oppressive lifestyle she leads, she begins to compulsively sleep with other men to alleviate her situation. Her husband knows of her indiscretions, but is tolerant of her promiscuity.

Director

Casanova, Last Love, 1h38
Directed by Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about writers
Actors Vincent Lindon, Stacy Martin, Valeria Golino, Olivia Ross, Julia Roy, Antonythasan Jesuthasan
Rating47% 2.373732.373732.373732.373732.37373
Au XVIIIe siècle, Casanova, connu pour son goût du plaisir et du jeu, arrive à Londres après avoir dû s’exiler. Dans cette ville dont il ignore tout, il rencontre à plusieurs reprises une jeune courtisane, la Charpillon, qui l’attire au point d’en oublier les autres femmes. Casanova est prêt à tout pour arriver à ses fins mais La Charpillon se dérobe toujours sous les prétextes les plus divers. Elle lui lance un défi, elle veut qu’il l’aime autant qu’il la désire.
Eva
Eva (2018)
, 1h42
Directed by Antoine Santana, Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films, Films about prostitution, Erotic thriller films
Actors Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel, Julia Roy, Richard Berry, Didier Flamand, Marc Barbé
Rating46% 2.3114452.3114452.3114452.3114452.311445
Bertrand, gigolo opportuniste et écrivain en vogue après s'être secrètement emparé d'une pièce de théâtre d'un de ses clients, fait par hasard la rencontre d'Eva, une prostituée mystérieuse, dans le chalet familial d'une amie où il tente de trouver l'inspiration pour écrire une nouvelle pièce. Mais Bertrand devient vite obsédé par la vénéneuse Eva...
Never Ever
Never Ever (2016)
, 1h26
Directed by Antoine Santana, Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Mathieu Amalric, Jeanne Balibar, Julia Roy, Victoria Guerra
Rating49% 2.4977252.4977252.4977252.4977252.497725
Laura et Rey vivent dans une maison au bord de la mer. Il est cinéaste, elle crée des « performances » dont elle est l’actrice. Rey meurt —accident, suicide ?—, la laissant seule dans cette maison. Mais bientôt, seule, elle ne l’est plus. Quelqu’un est là, c’est Rey, par et pour elle, comme un rêve plus long que la nuit, pour qu’elle survive.
Diary of a Chambermaid, 1h35
Directed by Antoine Santana, Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about the labor movement
Actors Léa Seydoux, Vincent Lindon, Clotilde Mollet, Hervé Pierre, Rosette, Vincent Lacoste
Rating54% 2.746712.746712.746712.746712.74671
Célestine, a young chambermaid who is much courted for her beauty, has just arrived to the French countryside from Paris to work for the Lanlaire family. Fending off her master's advances, Célestine also has to cope with Madame Lanlaire, who rules the household with an iron fist. There, she meets Joseph, a mysterious gardener, for whom she feels a fascination.
3 Hearts
3 Hearts (2014)
, 1h40
Directed by Antoine Santana, Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Charlotte Gainsbourg, Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni, Benoît Poelvoorde, Thomas Doret, André Marcon
Rating58% 2.946092.946092.946092.946092.94609
After missing a train, Marc meets and falls in love with Sylvie. They agree to meet in Paris at the Jardin des Tuileries without exchanging contact information. On the time of the rendezvous, Marc is held up in a meeting and they miss each other. Disappointed, Sylvie moves to the USA with her husband. Later, Marc meets Sylvie's sister Sophie and they fall in love. As Marc and Sophie's relationship becomes serious, he discovers she is Sylvie's sister.
Farewell, My Queen, 1h40
Directed by Benoît Jacquot
Origin France
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Politique, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Marie-Antoinette, Political films, LGBT-related films, Histoire de France, French Revolution films, Films about royalty, LGBT-related film
Actors Diane Kruger, Léa Seydoux, Virginie Ledoyen, Xavier Beauvois, Noémie Lvovsky, Lolita Chammah
Rating61% 3.09633.09633.09633.09633.0963
In 1789, on the eve of the French Revolution, the court at the Palace of Versailles still live their routines, relatively unconcerned by the increasing turmoil in Paris a mere twenty miles away. The routines are seen through the eyes of the young Sidonie Laborde, who serves Queen Marie Antoinette.