The Names of Love (2011)
The Names of Love Synopsis
24 year-old rising French star Sara Forestier first got noticed for her performance in Abdellatif Kechiche's "Games of Love and Chance" which earned her the César for Best Female Newcomer in 2005. She has since alternated work on commercial and "auteur" films with directors such as Michel Deville, Bertrand Blier, and Alain Resnais. She will next be seen in the US as French pop star France Gall in Joann Sfar's "Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life." Ms. Forestier won the 2011 César for Best Actress for THE NAMES OF LOVE against Kristin Scott Thomas, Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Isabelle Carré.
Jacques Gamblin is one France's most popular actors, whose many film credits include Bertrand Tavernier's "Safe Conduct" for which he won the Berlin Film Festival's Best Actor Award, and Claude Chabrol's final film, "Bellamy." Mr. Gamblin just completed filming Gianni Amelio's "The First Man" based on the novel by Albert Camus.
Directed by Michel Leclerc. Written by Michel Leclerc and Baya Kasmi. Starring Jacques Gamblin and Sara Forestier with Zinedine Soualem, Carole Franck, Jacques Boudet and Michèle Moretti.
- Michel Leclerc.....Director
- Jacques Gamblin.....Arthur Martin
- Sara Forestier.....Bahia Benmahmoud
- Zinedine Soualem.....Mohamed Benhmamoud
- Carole Franck.....Cécile Delivet Benmahmoud
- Jacques Boudet.....Lucien Martin
- Michèle Moretti.....Annette Martin