Benoît Jacquot

Benoît Jacquot

Total Credits at Criticker: 3 (Actor), 25 (Director), 19 (Writer)

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    À tout de suite
    A stylish, erotically charged thriller based on actual events, À Tout de Suite tells the story of sexy, free-spirited Lili, a Parisian art student who falls for a charismatic bank robber and joins him on the run. (Cinema Guild)
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    Sade
    Many noble families are locked in a chateau due to the French Revolution. The infamous Marquis de Sade is there and is generally shunned by the others. A teen-aged girl befriends him behind her parents back and learns about him and life in general. He initiates her into sexual exploration and leads her to become an independent, sexually-liberated woman. (imdb)
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    The School of Flesh
    Fashion executive Dominique's obsession for Quentin, a young bisexual hustler, fills her desire for physical love but leaves her taxed emotionally. Twists and turns in the relationship, along with the man's violent and abusive nature, force Dominique to reconcile the conflicts created by her passion. In this quest, Dominique is aided [and sometimes hindered] by friends, clients, and Quentin's former and current acquaintances. (imdb)
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    Pas de scandale
    An older man and a younger woman find love, with his time in jail the unlikely catalyst. (Allmovie)
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    A Single Girl
    Early one morning Valerie has to tell her unemployed boyfriend Remi that she is pregnant. She has decided to keep the child, but they argue whether they should break up or not. That same morning Valerie starts working in room service at a smart hotel. The film follows the routine of Valerie bringing breakfast to the guests, Valerie constantly trying to phone her mother, and Valerie's relations with the other staff. (imdb)
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    Villa Amalia
    Villa Amalia is the story of Ann, a musician, whose life is turned upside down by a kiss. When she sees Thomas kissing another woman, Ann makes a clean break, leaving him and everything else far behind her. Suddenly unsure of everything, Ann knows only that she must change her life and become someone else to find herself. With her music and the friendship of Georges, who pops out of her distant past, she sets off on a journey that will take her to an island where Villa Amalia stands. (imdb)
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    L\
    On the day she celebrates her birthday, Jeanne, a young actress, is told by her mother her father is an Indian she once met on the banks on the river Ganges. From then on, Jeanne acts with singleness of purpose: she leaves the rehearsal of the the play "Sainte Jeanne des Abattoirs" she had wanted so much to be in, accepts a shameful role in a poor movie just for the money, buys an air ticket and flies to India, where she both hopes and fears to meet her biological father. (imdb)
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    Tosca
    Film adaptation of Puccini's opera: the action takes place in Rome, during the battle of Marengo. The famous singer Floria Tosca, lover of the painter Mario Caravadossi, a noble man with liberal convictions, is also loved by the baron Scarpia, the minister of pontifical police. Scarpia suspects the painter to hide a political prisoner who has recently escaped from the castel Sant'Angelo. He provokes Tosca's jealousy against the Marchesa Attavanti, of whom Caravadossi is painting the portrait.
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    Adolphe
    The action takes place at the turn of the 19th Century. Adolphe (Stanislas Merhar) is a carefree, somewhat jaded 22-year-old, scion of a preeminent aristocratic family, with a very promising political career ahead of him. To Adolphe, love means conquest, and since he is bored, love is a good pastime. (imdb)
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    Farewell, My Queen
    A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution. (mubi.com)
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    The Disenchanted
    Seventeen-year-old Beth is just finishing school, and lives in Paris with her bedridden mother and younger brother. She is annoyed because her boyfriend suggested she try sleeping with other men - the uglier the better. Sugardad, a doctor who visits her mother, and supports them with occasional cheques, now has his eyes on Beth. Alphonse, an older man, intervenes when Beth's boyfriend is fighting with her on the banks of the Seine. (imdb)
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    Au fond des bois
    In 1865, Timothee, a wanderer, arrives in a village in southern France pretending he is deaf and mute. There, he is struck by the beauty of a young woman, Josephine, and asks for hospitality at the house of Dr Hughes, her father. At dinner, he makes strange tricks inducing weird reactions in Josephine. The next day, he comes back when she is alone and makes her fall in a state of hypnotic lethargy before taking advantage of her. (imdb)
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    Three Hearts
    A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters. (TIFF)
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    The Wings of the Dove
    An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without. (imdb)
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    Diary of a Chambermaid
    A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple in France during the late 19th century. (imdb)
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    A Jamais
    It explores the grieving process of a young performance artist, Lauren Hartke, following the suicide of her significantly older husband. The movie is sometimes described as a ghost story due to the appearance of an enigmatic figure that Lauren discovers hiding in an upstairs room of the house following her husband's death. (Wikipedia)
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    Eva
    A playwright encounters a mysterious woman when he takes shelter in a chalet during a violent snowstorm. (imdb)
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    Écrire
    Écrire (1993) - Short Film
    Marguerite Duras on writing.
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    Les mendiants
    In a country inn in the middle of the woods, actors, teenagers and smugglers collide.
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    Corps et biens
    The romantic and cruel escapades of a gigolo and a mysterious woman. (imdb)
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    Jacques Lacan: La Psychanalyse 2
    In "psychanalyse", a two part documentary, the psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan answers to questions submitted by his son-in-law Jacques-Alain Miller under the direction of Benoit Jacquot. The Office de Radiodiffusion Television Francaise (ORTF, the french public TV) broadcast this program. This documentary and its text became famous because this is the only televisual experience practiced by Lacan.
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    Jacques Lacan: la psychanalyse 1
    In 1973 Benoit Jacquot shot two films on Jacques Lacan, Psychanalyse I and II, broadcast on French television the same year. Les Éditions du Seuil published the text the following year; the English version appeared in 1990 under the imprint of W.W. Norton.
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    Les faux-monnayeurs
    High-school student Bernard discovers that he's the fruit of a one-night stand by his mother. (imdb)
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    Suzanna Andler
    Trapped in marriage to a wealthy, unfaithful businessman, a middle aged mother takes a break and goes with her young lover to a Riviera beach house where she plans a family vacation for the summer. (imdb)
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    Casanova, Last Love
    In the eighteenth century, Casanova, known for his taste for fun and play, arrived in London after having to go into exile. In this city of which he knows nothing, he meets several times a young courtesan, the Charpillon, which attracts him to the point of forgetting the other women. (imdb)
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