Wild Bunch - THE SALT OF TEARS

Philippe Garrel

THE SALT OF TEARS

LE SEL DES LARMES

Status: Completed

Director(s): Philippe Garrel

Main cast: Logan Antuofermo, Oulaya Amamra, Andre Wilms, Louise Chevillotte, Souheila Yacoub

Short synopsis : A powerful and affectionate filial tribute from Philippe Garrel, THE SALT OF TEARS evokes a young man’s first romantic encounters, and the admiration he feels for his father.

Long synopsis : Luc travels to Paris for the first time to sit the entrance exam for a carpentry school. There he meets Djemila, a young worker with whom he enjoys a short romance, before returning to his home town and beginning a relationship with Genevi¨ve, whom he has known since childhood. Caught between two passions, Luc runs, resolving to fulfil his father’s dreams by devoting himself to his future… until finally, he experiences true love.

Cast

  • Logan Antuofermo, Oulaya Amamra, Andre Wilms, Louise Chevillotte, Souheila Yacoub

Crew

  • Director(s): Philippe Garrel
  • Screenplay: Philippe Garrel, Jean-Claude Carriere, Arlette Langmann
  • DP: Renato Berta
  • Editing: Fran§ois Gedigier
  • Set Design: Emmanuel De Chauvigny
  • Original Title: LE SEL DES LARMES
  • Genre(s): Drama, Romance

  • Production company: Rectangle Productions, Close Up Films, Arte France Cinema
  • Language: French

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