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Niels Arestrup is a Actor French born on 8 february 1949 at Montreuil (France)

Niels Arestrup

Niels Arestrup
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Nationality France
Birth 8 february 1949 (70 years) at Montreuil (France)
Awards Officer of the National Order of Merit

Niels Arestrup (born 8 February 1949) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter.

Born in Paris into a family of modest means, his father was Danish and his mother was breton. He has won three César Awards for Best Supporting Actor for The Beat That My Heart Skipped and A Prophet, then Quai d'Orsay. The two first films were directed by Jacques Audiard. He is the most awarded in this category.

Best films

War Horse (2011)
(Actor)
A Prophet (2009)
(Actor)
Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)
(Actor)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
(Actor)
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
(Actor)
Sarah's Key (2010)
(Actor)

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Filmography of Niels Arestrup (51 films)

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The Sisters Brothers
Directed by Jacques Audiard
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Western
Actors John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Rutger Hauer, Carol Kane
Rating69% 3.4997953.4997953.4997953.4997953.499795
En 1851, dans l'Oregon, les frères Eli et Charlie Sisters sont deux tueurs à gages engagés pour assassiner le chercheur de trésors Hermann Kermit Warm.
See You Up There, 1h55
Directed by Albert Dupontel
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Escroquerie
Actors Mélanie Thierry, Laurent Baffie, Émilie Dequenne, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Albert Dupontel, Michel Vuillermoz
Roles Marcel Péricourt
Rating75% 3.773143.773143.773143.773143.77314
En novembre 1920, Albert Maillard est interrogé par un officier de la Gendarmerie française, au Maroc. À travers son témoignage, il raconte la fin de sa participation à la Première Guerre mondiale, sa rencontre avec Édouard Péricourt, fils de bonne famille parisienne défiguré par le conflit. Ensemble, ils montent une opération d'escroquerie. L'histoire suit également Henri d'Aulnay-Pradelle, leur ancien lieutenant va-t-en guerre devenu lui aussi escroc et qui est parvenu à intégrer la famille Péricourt, dont le patriarche règne sur la classe politique parisienne.
Return to Montauk, 1h46
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
Origin German
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Stellan Skarsgård, Nina Hoss, Niels Arestrup, Bronagh Gallagher
Roles Walter
Rating59% 2.956282.956282.956282.956282.95628
L'écrivain Max Zorn se rend à New York où vit sa compagne Clara pour promouvoir son dernier roman qui raconte la passion amoureuse qu'il a eue autrefois dans cette ville avec une autre femme, Rebecca, originaire de l'Allemagne de l'Est. Max fait tout pour revoir Rebecca. Elle, devenue une riche avocate, se montre d'abord réticente. Elle consent finalement à passer du temps avec lui. Rebecca invite Max à venir avec elle un après-midi à Montauk, petit village tout au bout de Long Island dans lequel ils avaient séjourné vingt ans auparavant. L'histoire prend une tout autre tournure lorsqu'ils s'y retrouvent coincés pour le week-end.
So Long Africa, 1h23
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Niels Arestrup, Natacha Lindinger, Bruno Todeschini, Venantino Venantini, Sabine Pakora
Roles Jacques
Rating51% 2.5988852.5988852.5988852.5988852.598885
Charles de Gaulle Airport, in April 2011. Jacques and Safi landed in Abidjan, where they were repatriated urgently. He has old leather tanned by Africa and he is expat life hotelier. She, her mixed race daughter of 14 years, has become accustomed to live with her mother and does not know what to think of this big mouth and crappy father who embarked with him once. Moved to a reception center in Nice, they will learn to look, to know, to love, perhaps. But there Gloria, too, the mother of Safi, left in turmoil of Abidjan and unreachable ...
By the Sea
By the Sea (2015)

Directed by Angelina Jolie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Niels Arestrup, Melvil Poupaud, Mélanie Laurent, Richard Bohringer
Roles Michel
Rating53% 2.6514852.6514852.6514852.6514852.651485
Dans les années 1970, Vanessa et Roland parcourent la France. Vanessa est une ancienne danseuse ; Roland, américain, est écrivain. Leur mariage fragilisé va connaître de nouveaux développements dans la petite ville de bord de mer où ils s'installent.
96 hours
96 hours (2014)
, 1h39
Directed by Frédéric Schoendoerffer
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Gérard Lanvin, Niels Arestrup, Anne Consigny, Sylvie Testud, Laura Smet, Slimane Dazi
Roles Victor Kancel
Rating55% 2.7631652.7631652.7631652.7631652.763165
Kancel, big mobster, kidnaps Square, head of the BRB (Banditry Repression Brigade) to know the name of the informer who had allowed the police to arrest him three years ago.
The Dune
The Dune (2014)

Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about immigration, Films about sexuality, La précarité, LGBT-related films, L'émigration, LGBT-related film
Actors Niels Arestrup, Lior Ashkenazi, Guy Marchand, Emma de Caunes, Jean-Quentin Châtelain, Mathieu Amalric
Roles Ruben
Rating71% 3.5668053.5668053.5668053.5668053.566805
Un homme sans papiers d'identité et ne prononçant pas le moindre mot est trouvé sur une plage des Landes. Un inspecteur spécialisé dans la recherche des disparus tente de percer le mystère.
The French Minister, 1h53
Directed by Bertrand Tavernier
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Politic
Themes Films about animals, Politique, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Thierry Lhermitte, Niels Arestrup, Joséphine de La Baume, Raphaël Personnaz, Anaïs Demoustier, Julie Gayet
Roles Claude Maupas
Rating63% 3.189883.189883.189883.189883.18988
After French yuppie Arthur Vlaminck has graduated at the National School of Administration he joins the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Vlaminck's ambitious new colleagues try to bully him around while his superior Claude Maupas acts on the other hand rather phlegmatic. Somewhat surprisingly Vlaminck's career gains momentum.
Diplomacy
Diplomacy (2013)
, 1h28
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
Origin France
Genres Drama, War, Fantasy, Action, Historical
Themes Théâtre, Political films, Films based on plays, Histoire de France, L'Occupation allemande en France
Actors Niels Arestrup, Luke Evans, André Dussollier, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Burghart Klaußner
Roles General von Choltitz
Rating70% 3.549383.549383.549383.549383.54938
As the Allied Forces move toward Paris, Adolf Hitler commands Gen Dietrich von Choltitz to destroy the city. Choltitz sends a team to demolish the city's famous land-marks and to overflow the Seine, led by Lt Hegger and advised by a captured Parisian engineer named Mr Lanvin. The land-marks being targeted include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Place de la Concorde, the Notre Dame de Paris.
Our Children, 1h51
Directed by Joachim Lafosse
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about alcoholism, Films about families, Films about immigration, Psychologie, La précarité
Actors Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim, Émilie Dequenne, Stéphane Bissot, Nathalie Boutefeu, Baya Belal
Roles André Pinget
Rating67% 3.3980453.3980453.3980453.3980453.398045
Murielle et Mounir, un couple heureux, vont se marier et avoir des enfants sous le toit du bienveillant Docteur Pinget. Petit à petit, les relations deviennent complexes, étouffent le couple et la famille, qui ne se doutent pas de la fin tragique vers laquelle ils tendent.
War Horse
War Horse (2011)
, 2h26
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Themes Films about animals, Théâtre, Films about horses, Political films, Films based on plays, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, Benedict Cumberbatch
Roles Grandfather
Rating71% 3.599933.599933.599933.599933.59993
In 1912, a teenage boy named Albert Narracott (Jeremy Irvine) from Devon, England, witnesses the birth of a Bay Thoroughbred foal and subsequently watches with admiration the growth of the young horse. Much to the dismay of his mother Rose (Emily Watson), his father Ted (Peter Mullan) buys the colt at auction, despite their needing a more suitable plough horse for the farm work. Albert's best friend, Andrew Easton (Matt Milne), watches as Albert teaches his colt many things, such as to come when he imitates the call of an owl by blowing through his cupped hands.
You Will Be My Son, 1h42
Directed by Gilles Legrand
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Niels Arestrup, Lorànt Deutsch, Patrick Chesnais, Nicolas Bridet, Anne Marivin, Valérie Mairesse
Roles Paul de Marseul
Rating68% 3.4420853.4420853.4420853.4420853.442085
Arestrup plays Paul de Marseul, a passionate and demanding winemaker unsatisfied with the prospect of his son, Martin (Lorànt Deutsch) taking over his vineyard. He dreams of a more talented one, and finds him in the shape of Phillipe (Nicolas Bridet), the son of his steward, François (Patrick Chesnais). de Marseul lavishes attention and praise on Phillipe, all the time degrading Martin's achievements, eventually inviting Phillipe rather than his own son to attend his investiture in the Legion d'honneur.
The Big Picture, 1h55
Directed by Éric Lartigau
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Assassinat, L'usurpation d'identité, Escroquerie, Photographie
Actors Romain Duris, Marina Foïs, Niels Arestrup, Catherine Deneuve, Branka Katić, Éric Ruf
Roles Bartholomé
Rating66% 3.344253.344253.344253.344253.34425
A successful Paris lawyer with a seemingly perfect life discovers that his wife is having an affair and accidentally kills her lover in a moment of madness. He escapes the law by faking his own death, assuming his victim's identity, and making a fresh start on the Adriatic coast as a photographer. This eventually leads him to realise what was missing in his life before: he finally sees the big picture.
Sarah's Key, 1h51
Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Origin France
Genres Drama, War
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Histoire de France, L'Occupation allemande en France, La condition juive en France sous l'Occupation allemande
Actors Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Arben Bajraktaraj, Mélusine Mayance, Frédéric Pierrot, Aidan Quinn
Roles Jules Dufaure
Rating74% 3.7465453.7465453.7465453.7465453.746545
In 1942, 10-year-old Sarah Starzynski (Mélusine Mayance) hides her younger brother from French police by locking him in a secret closet and telling him to stay there until she returns. She takes the key with her when she and her parents are transported to the Vélodrome d'Hiver, where they are held in inhuman conditions by the Paris Police and French Secret Service.
Small World, 1h33
Origin France
Genres Drama
Themes Films about families, Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Gérard Depardieu, Alexandra Maria Lara Claudia Paolina, Niels Arestrup, Nathalie Baye, Yannick Renier, Françoise Fabian
Roles Thomas
Rating65% 3.2904253.2904253.2904253.2904253.290425
Conrad Lang est l'homme à tout faire d'une riche famille - il y a été élevé comme le frère de Thomas le fils de la famille qui a le même âge que lui. Conrad met accidentellement le feu à la grande maison de vacances dont il était le gardien. Il revient alors dans la ville de son enfance, à la résidence familiale le jour du mariage de Philippe (fils de Thomas) et de Simone.