Va Savoir

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Va Savoir ★★½ Who Knows? 2001 (PG-13)

Romantic farce involving theatre folk. French actress Camille (Balibar) returns to Paris as the star of an Italian theatrical company. She's involved with company director Ugo (Castellitto) but sees her ex, Pierre (Bonaffre), who has a new girlfriend, Sonia (Basler). Meanwhile, Ugo is searching for a lost play by 18thcentury writer Goldoni, aided by grad student Do (de Fougerolles) who gets a crush on him, despite her halfbrother Arthur's (Todeschini) dislike of the situation. That everyone will interact in each other's lives is a given. French with subtitles. 154m/C VHS, DVD . FR IT GE Jeanne Balibar, Sergio Castellitto, Jacques Bonnaffe, Marianne Basler, Helene de Fougerolles, Bruno Todeschini, Catherine Rouvel, Claude Berri; D: Jacques Rivette; W: Jacques Rivette, Christine Laurent, Pascal Bonitzer; C: William Lubtchansky.