|What's in a Name?
A film by Alexandre de La Patelliere & Matthieu Delaporte
109 minutes, fiction, color, French w/ English subtitles, 2013
Vincent (Patrick Bruel), a successful forty-something, is about to become a father for the first time. He is invited to dinner at the charming apartment of his sister, Elisabeth (Valerie Benguigui), and brother-in-law, Pierre (Charles Berling), where he catches up with his childhood friend, Claude (Guillaume de Tonquedec). Whilst waiting for Anna (Judith El Zein), his younger spouse who is always running late, his fellow guests happily bombard him with questions on his fast approaching fatherhood...but when his hosts ask Vincent what name he has chosen for his future offspring, his response plunges the family into chaos.
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"CRITIC'S PICK. Uproarious!" - The New York Times
"Frequently delightful! Full of ribald humor and compelling, intelligent debate."
"Delivers the laughs! A lively take on love, friendship and baby-naming that should titillate audiences." - The Hollywood Reporter
"A damned-funny French comedy. Lots of love and laughs, lighthearted, knowing and wise; the very definition of a good indie movie." - Video Tape Worm