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What's in a Name

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Vincent tells his childhood friends that he plans to name his child Adolf, and it causes unpleasant memories to surface for some of them.

Cast: Patrick Bruel , Valérie Benguigui , Charles Berling , Guillaume De Tonquedec , Judith El Zein , Françoise Fabian , Bernard Murat , Yaniss Lespert

Directors: Alexandre de La Patellière , Matthieu Delaporte

Genres: Comedy

What's in a Name (2012)

Release Date: April 25th, 2012|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • What’s most surprising is that this talky dramedy was a massive smash at home in France, outearning blockbusters like “The Avengers.” show more

  • Adapting their highly successful stage version to the screen with keen comic-timing but much less cinematic panache, Mathieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patelliere offer up a lively take on love, friendship and baby-naming. show more

  • Alexandre de La Patellière and Matthieu Delaporte’s comedy (based on Delaporte’s play) comes across as a poor man’s Carnage, with bitter resentments and cruel assumptions erupting from beneath its characters’ seemingly cheery, jovial façades. show more

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