Louis Garrel's crime comedy The Innocent was a big hit in France

By Jane Freebury
Updated April 11 2023 - 12:17pm, first published 12:00pm

The Innocent (French: L'Innocent) is a comedy about a caring son caught up in a heist as he tries to protect his transgressive mother. It has a lot going for it besides the presence of Louis Garrel as Abel. The tall, dark, tousled-haired actor, who also directed and co-wrote the film, eventually picks up the part of romantic lead, but only after a few things are sorted.

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