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.
Les fantômes d'Ismaël
Original version with German subtitles
Mathieu Amalric (Ismael Vuillard), Marion Cotillard (Carlotta), Charlotte Gainsbourg (Sylvia), Louis Garrel (Ivan Dedalus), Alba Rohrwacher (Arielle / Faunia), Hippolyte Girardot (Zwy), Jacques Nolot (Claverie), Catherine Mouchet (Le médecin soins intensifs), László Szabó (Henri Bloom)
Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery