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Benoît Charest


Benoît Charest is a guitarist and film composer from Quebec. Best known for his work on the animated feature Les Triplettes de Belleville, for which he won a César Award for Best Music Written for a Film as well as a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Music. The song “Belleville Rendez-vous”, from the film brought both an Academy Award nomination and a Grammy Award nomination.

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Montréal rétro (1992)
Matroni et moi (1999)

La vie après l’amour (2000)
Les triplettes de Belleville (2003)
Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders (2006)
Guide de la Petite Vengeance (2006)
Ma tante Aline (2007)
Adam’s Wall (2008)
Runaway (2009)
Polytechnique (2009)

Oliver Sherman (2010)
Route 132 (2010)
Mars et Avril (2012)

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