cinematographer and painter
Born in 1961 in a suburb of Paris, Benoit spent his childhood in Cherbourg, Normandy and later studied cinematography at the Ecole Louis Lumière in Paris. He is now an acclaimed cinematographer. He has shot more than 35 international movies. His films credits include “The Scent of Green Papaya” directed by Tran Ahn Hung, “The Proposition” and “Lawless” directed by John Hillcoat, “The boy in striped Pajamas” directed by Mark Herman, “Breaking and Entering” directed by Anthony Minghella, “A most Wanted Man” directed by Anton Corbyn, “Salome” directed by Al Pacino and more recently “The Theory of Everything” directed by James Marsh.