Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in Arnaud Desplechin’s (A CHRISTMAS TALE) beguiling ISMAEL’S GHOSTS, a film about a movie director whose life is thrown off-course by the return of someone from his past who disappeared 21 years ago.
Twenty-one years ago, she ran away. And twenty-one years later, Carlotta (Marion Cotillard) is back from the void. But Ismael (Mathieu Amalric) has been busy rebuilding a life for himself with Sylvia (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and working on his next feature film. As Ismael's trials and tribulations unfurl, so too do those of his film's protagonist: the idle, funny and reckless diplomat Ivan Dédalus (Louis Garrel). A film within a film - and then some, Desplechin layers narrative upon narrative. With ISMAEL'S GHOSTS, Desplechin returns once more to the past, creating film after film as his way of stepping back in time, and proving yet again that his brand of genius lies in his ability to find light in the darkest of places.
“Thrilling. Cotillard is enthralling.” - Indiewire
“Singularly delightful.” - The AV Club
“An unforgettable experience.” - The New York Times
Runtime: 135 minutes
Director: Arnaud Desplechin
Language: French w/ English subtitles
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$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online.
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