Directed by Benoît Jacquot

Directed by Benoît Jacquot

Cohen Media Channel presents a selection of films by this renowned French director. From his earliest breakout hit "A Single Girl", through his most recent works, such as the critically-acclaimed "Farewell My Queen", Jacquot continues to explore the intimate lives of women.

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Directed by Benoît Jacquot
  • 3 Hearts

    "A touching, impeccably controlled drama." - Rolling Stone One n...

  • A Single Girl

    "Dazzling...Buoyant...Sharp-eyed...and Sexy." - The New York Times

    Shot in real time, Virginie Ledoyen delivers a tour de force performance in a film that is a clear descendant of the great early films of the French New Wave. The largely hand-held camera follows 19 year old Valerie on her first...

  • Diary of a Chambermaid

    Léa Seydoux follows in the footsteps of Paulette Goddard and Jeanne Moreau as Célestine, a resentful young Parisian chambermaid who finds herself exiled to a position in the provinces where she immediately chafes against the noxious iron rules and pettiness of her high-handed bourgeois mistress (...

  • The Disenchanted

    "A rich evocation of a headstrong young woman's turbulent inner life." - The New York Times

    In her breakthrough role, Judith Godreche plays Beth, a disaffected 17 year old living in Paris with her bedridden mother and forced to hold her family together by degrading herself. This intimate drama ...

  • Farewell My Queen

    "A pleasure to be savored." - The New York Times FAREWELL, MY QUEEN marks the return of acclaimed director Benoît Jacquot (A Single Girl, Seventh Heaven, Sade, De...

  • Keep it Quiet

    "Perhaps the most perfectly nuanced film (director) Jacquot has ever made." - Film Society of Lincoln Center

    In this low key satirical farce, a CEO is released from prison and rejoins his family who have a difficult time with his complete change in character, moving from a captain of industry to...

  • Richard Peña introduces The Films of Benoit Jacquot

    Film Critic Richard Peña introduces "A Single Girl", "The Disenchanted" and "Keep It Quiet".