What’s In A Name

A shocking baby naming announcement scandalizes a Parisian dinner party among friends in the stage-to-screen comedy WHAT’S IN A NAME?, a Gallic box office smash hit (even selling more tickets in France than The Avengers).

A lively, tongue-in-cheek opening montage introduces the superb ensemble: the snobbish soirée host Pierre (Charles Berling); his schoolteacher wife Élisabeth (Valérie Benguigui); her childhood friend Claude (Guillaume De Tonquedec); Élisabeth’s suave real estate agent brother Vincent (Patrick Bruel); and his pregnant – and perpetually late – wife Anna (Judith El Zein). Initial small talk dissolves into disaster when Vincent reveals the jaw-dropping moniker he and Anna have chosen for their firstborn son (a surprise best discovered onscreen), setting in motion a cascade of hilarious histrionics and rapid-fire revelations.

Brilliant comic timing by the well-rehearsed cast (most of them reprising their original stage roles), as well as the deft choreography of filmmakers Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, squeeze every zinger for maximum laughs.

For tickets, please visit: www.ajff.org/film/whats-name


Where: UA Tara Cinemas
When:Friday, Feb. 01, 2013 | 2:10 PM


Where: Regal Atlantic Station
When: Thursday, Feb. 07, 2013 | 9:00 PM


Where: Lefont Sandy Springs
When: Saturday, Feb. 09, 2013 | 8:15 PM


Where: Regal North Point Market (6500 North Point Parkway  Alpharetta, GA 30022)
When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 | 8:00 PM

Regal North Point Market 6500 North Point Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30022

What's in a Name?

When
Feb 1, 7, 9 and 16, 2013
Where
Regal North Point Market
6500 North Point Parkway Alpharetta, GA 30022

What’s In A Name

A shocking baby naming announcement scandalizes a Parisian dinner party among friends in the stage-to-screen comedy WHAT’S IN A NAME?, a Gallic box office smash hit (even selling more tickets in France than The Avengers).

A lively, tongue-in-cheek opening montage introduces the superb ensemble: the snobbish soirée host Pierre (Charles Berling); his schoolteacher wife Élisabeth (Valérie Benguigui); her childhood friend Claude (Guillaume De Tonquedec); Élisabeth’s suave real estate agent brother Vincent (Patrick Bruel); and his pregnant – and perpetually late – wife Anna (Judith El Zein). Initial small talk dissolves into disaster when Vincent reveals the jaw-dropping moniker he and Anna have chosen for their firstborn son (a surprise best discovered onscreen), setting in motion a cascade of hilarious histrionics and rapid-fire revelations.

 

Brilliant comic timing by the well-rehearsed cast (most of them reprising their original stage roles), as well as the deft choreography of filmmakers Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière, squeeze every zinger for maximum laughs.

For tickets, please visit: www.ajff.org/film/whats-name


Where: UA Tara Cinemas
When:Friday, Feb. 01, 2013 | 2:10 PM


Where: Regal Atlantic Station
When: Thursday, Feb. 07, 2013 | 9:00 PM


Where: Lefont Sandy Springs
When: Saturday, Feb. 09, 2013 | 8:15 PM


Where: Regal North Point Market (6500 North Point Parkway  Alpharetta, GA 30022)
When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 | 8:00 PM

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