What's in a Name? (2012, with English subtitles)

Each week, FrenchFlicks selects a French film available on TV5MONDE Cinema on Demand or TV5Monde. This month, enjoy the verbal jousting of, What's in a Name?, a very French comedy that focuses on its impeccable and ferocious dialog and star-studded cast.

What's in a Name?

Vincent is about to become a father. At a meeting with childhood friends he announces the name for his future son. The scandalous name ignites a discussion which surfaces unpleasant matters from the past of the group.

"This is frivolous verbal jousting elevated to a blood sport by people who are much more resilient than they let on." - New York Times

"Frequently delightful, full of ribald humor and compelling, intelligent debate." - Village Voice

Director: Alexandre De La Patellière, Matthieu Delaporte (France)
Actor: Patrick Bruel, Valérie Benguigui, Charles Berling
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 90'

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