Louis Garrel

Louis Garrel (born 14 June 1983 in Paris) is a French actor. He is best known for his starring role in The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. He regularly appears in films by French director Christophe Honoré, including Ma mère, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d'amour, La Belle Personne and Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser.

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The Dreamers (2003)

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A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

Making Plans for Lena (2009)

Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Marina Foïs  •  Marie-Christine Barrault  •  Jean-Marc Barr

Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Marina Foïs  •  Marie-Christine Barrault  •  Jean-Marc Barr

Little Tailor (2010)

There’s Evelyne who loves Albert, who loves Arthur, who loves the girl who plays the actress, who loves the man driving the convertible. There’s the night which only loves itself and death which only loves once. It would take more breath to kiss everyone and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Garrel
CAST:  Arthur Igual  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Lolita Chammah  •  Zoé Le Ber

There’s Evelyne who loves Albert, who loves Arthur, who loves the girl who plays the actress, who loves the man driving the convertible. There’s the night which only loves itself and death which only loves once. It would take more breath to kiss everyone and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Garrel
CAST:  Arthur Igual  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Lolita Chammah  •  Zoé Le Ber

Heartbeats (2010)

Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' indeterminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xavier Dolan
CAST:  Monia Chokri  •  Niels Schneider  •  Xavier Dolan  •  Anne Dorval

Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' indeterminate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Xavier Dolan
CAST:  Monia Chokri  •  Niels Schneider  •  Xavier Dolan  •  Anne Dorval

A Burning Hot Summer (2011)

Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Louis Garrel  •  Céline Sallette  •  Jérôme Robart

Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Monica Bellucci  •  Louis Garrel  •  Céline Sallette  •  Jérôme Robart

This Is My Body (2001)

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Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events conspire to draw ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodolphe Marconi
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Jane Birkin  •  Elisabeth Depardieu  •  Didier Flamand

Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events conspire to draw ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodolphe Marconi
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Jane Birkin  •  Elisabeth Depardieu  •  Didier Flamand

Beloved (2011)

From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love affair is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Catherine Deneuve  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Louis Garrel

From Paris in the 1960s to London in the first decade of the third millennium, Madeleine and her daughter Véra flit from one amorous adventure to the next, living for the moment and taking all the opportunities that life offers. But not every love affair is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Chiara Mastroianni  •  Catherine Deneuve  •  Ludivine Sagnier  •  Louis Garrel

Les Coquillettes (2013)

Three female friends recall their misadventures (more sexual than cinematical) attending the Locarno Film Festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophie Letourneur
CAST:  Sophie Letourneur  •  Camille Genaud  •  Carole Le Page  •  Julien Gester

Three female friends recall their misadventures (more sexual than cinematical) attending the Locarno Film Festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophie Letourneur
CAST:  Sophie Letourneur  •  Camille Genaud  •  Carole Le Page  •  Julien Gester

The Rule of Three (2012)

Louis takes care of Vincent but expects that Marie manage it alone. The three of them spend an afternoon together and at the end of the day, they think the same thing: what's the point if I'm alone?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Vincent Macaigne  •  Golshifteh Farahani

Louis takes care of Vincent but expects that Marie manage it alone. The three of them spend an afternoon together and at the end of the day, they think the same thing: what's the point if I'm alone?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Louis Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Vincent Macaigne  •  Golshifteh Farahani

From the Land of the Moon (2016)

An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Garcia
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Louis Garrel  •  Àlex Brendemühl  •  Brigitte Roüan

An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another man.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicole Garcia
CAST:  Marion Cotillard  •  Louis Garrel  •  Àlex Brendemühl  •  Brigitte Roüan

Jealousy (2013)

The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Mouglalis  •  Emanuela Ponzano  •  Arthur Igual

The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Mouglalis  •  Emanuela Ponzano  •  Arthur Igual

A Castle in Italy (2013)

Louise meets Nathan, her dreams resurface. It's also the story of her ailing brother, their mother, and the destiny of a leading family of wealthy Italian industrialists. The story of a family falling apart, a world coming to an end and love beginning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Louis Garrel  •  Filippo Timi  •  Marisa Bruni Tedeschi

Louise meets Nathan, her dreams resurface. It's also the story of her ailing brother, their mother, and the destiny of a leading family of wealthy Italian industrialists. The story of a family falling apart, a world coming to an end and love beginning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Louis Garrel  •  Filippo Timi  •  Marisa Bruni Tedeschi

The Three-way Wedding (2010)

When a famous playwright invites the cast of his new play - including his enchanting assistant, his ex-wife and her new lover - to his country estate, a series of seductions and surprising alliances ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Pascal Greggory  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Louis Garrel  •  Agathe Bonitzer

When a famous playwright invites the cast of his new play - including his enchanting assistant, his ex-wife and her new lover - to his country estate, a series of seductions and surprising alliances ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacques Doillon
CAST:  Pascal Greggory  •  Julie Depardieu  •  Louis Garrel  •  Agathe Bonitzer

Diarchy (2010)

Giano and Luc are traveling through the woods when a storm breaks, forcing them to take shelter in Luc's villa. Gradually and insidiously, a competition emerges between them, with terrible consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Riccardo Scamarcio  •  Alba Rohrwacher

Giano and Luc are traveling through the woods when a storm breaks, forcing them to take shelter in Luc's villa. Gradually and insidiously, a competition emerges between them, with terrible consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ferdinando Cito Filomarino
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Riccardo Scamarcio  •  Alba Rohrwacher

Emergency Kisses (1989)

The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Brigitte Sy  •  Philippe Garrel  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anémone

The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Brigitte Sy  •  Philippe Garrel  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anémone

Actresses (2007)

Marcelline is an actress. Forty, single and childless, she begins rehearsals for Turgenev's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY. Denis, the director, admires her greatly and promises he'll make her happy on stage - she will shine. But things don't go to plan. Denis introduces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Noémie Lvovsky  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Louis Garrel

Marcelline is an actress. Forty, single and childless, she begins rehearsals for Turgenev's A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY. Denis, the director, admires her greatly and promises he'll make her happy on stage - she will shine. But things don't go to plan. Denis introduces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi
CAST:  Valeria Bruni‑Tedeschi  •  Noémie Lvovsky  •  Mathieu Amalric  •  Louis Garrel

A Curtain Raiser (2006)

Bruno, a young Frenchman, is frustated by his girlfriend's constant lack of punctuality. He decides to end their relationship the next time she is again late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Mathieu Amalric

Bruno, a young Frenchman, is frustated by his girlfriend's constant lack of punctuality. He decides to end their relationship the next time she is again late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Ozon
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Vahina Giocante  •  Mathieu Amalric

The Beautiful Person (2008)

In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student population. Junie begins dating the gentle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Simon Truxillo

In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student population. Junie begins dating the gentle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christophe Honoré
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Léa Seydoux  •  Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet  •  Simon Truxillo

Frontier of the Dawn (2008)

A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Clémentine Poidatz  •  Laura Smet  •  Jérôme Robart

A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Clémentine Poidatz  •  Laura Smet  •  Jérôme Robart

Regular Lovers (2005)

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about revolution with his friend, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Clotilde Hesme  •  Nicolas Maury  •  Caroline Deruas

1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about revolution with his friend, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Louis Garrel  •  Clotilde Hesme  •  Nicolas Maury  •  Caroline Deruas
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