Les fantômes d'Ismaël (Ismael's Ghosts)
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Section: French Collection
Country: France 
Year: 2017


Les fantômes d'Ismaël (Ismael's Ghosts)

color/110 minutes

Director: Arnaud Desplechin

The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who passed away 20 years earlier; then Carlotta returns from the dead, causing Sylvia to run away.

Why Not Productions, France 2 Cinéma, Canal+
World Sales:
French Distribution

Arnaud Desplechin

Arnaud Desplechin was born on October 31, 1960, in Roubaix, Nord, France. He is a director and writer, known for A Christmas Tale (2008), Kings & Queen (2004) and My Golden Days (2015).








1991 La vie des morts
1992 La sentinelle
1996 My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument
2000 Esther Kahn
2003 Playing 'In the Company of Men'
2004 Kings & Queen
2007 The Beloved (Documentary)
2008 A Christmas Tale
2013 Jimmy P.
2014 La forêt (TV Movie)
2015 My Golden Days
2017 Ismael's Ghosts