French actor and filmmaker Louis Garrel was born in Paris in June of 1983. The child of a director and actress, Garrel was destined for a career in film, making his very first onscreen appearance at the age of six. Garrel went on to attend the Conservatoire de Paris before committing to acting full time.
Released in 2007 and directed by Christophe Honoré, Love Songs (originally Les Chansons d’Amour) is a musical about a complicated web of affection between a group of people in Paris. The film was nominated for a Palme d’Or award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Shot in Paris, the film features actors Louis Garrel, Ludivine Sagnier, and more.