Louis Garrel

The Second Act – first-look review

By David Jenkins

The opening film of the 2024 Cannes Film Festival offers a limp metafictional critique of the modern film industry.

Louis Garrel: ‘When you make an action scene, there’s this tendency to think, “Let’s do it like Heat or Scarface”’

By Elena Lazic

The French star discusses The Innocent, his fourth feature film as a director and a quintessentially French hybrid of romantic comedy and heist thriller.

The Innocent review – pleasantly quirky romantic caper

By Saskia Lloyd Gaiger

A sullen aquarium worker becomes suspicious of his mother's new husband in Louis Garrel's pleasingly offbeat familial drama.

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The Plough – first-look review

By Rafa Sales Ross

Philippe Garrel enlists his three children for this family affair, in which a family of artistic puppeteers grapple with their patriarch's passing.

Forever Young – first-look review

By Steph Green

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi mines her memories attending the prestigious Théâtre des Amandiers for this nostalgia-soaked drama.

Press your petticoat, the Little Women trailer has arrived

By Charles Bramesco

Greta Gerwig directs Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, and Timothée Chalamet.

Ismael’s Ghosts – first look review

By David Jenkins

A bizarre choice of opening film for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, but also an invigorating and impulsive one too.

Watch the bold trailer for Jean-Luc Godard biopic Redoubtable

By Amy Bowker

The Artist’s Michel Hazanavicius is back with a biopic about the French New Wave icon.

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