Arnaud Desplechin. Mathieu Amalric, Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg. But Ismael (Mathieu Amalric) has been busy rebuilding a life for himself with Sylvia (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and working on his next feature film. 4 Jan Fadi Fawaz, the partner of the late George Michael, has been spotted outside the popstar's London home 10 days after his death. Henry Daniell and Hillary Brooke, the two standouts in the cast, more than make We had a scene in the picture where [Basil and I] were in a cocktail lounge.