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Know the Cast: ‘Restless’

Restless Cast - Every Performer and Character in the 2022 Netflix Movie

The Restless cast features Franck Gastambide, Simon Abkarian and Michaël Abiteboul. This info article contains minor spoilers for Régis Blondeau’s 2022 Netflix movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.

Restless follows a French police officer named Thomas who covers up a hit-and-run accident. The protagonist believes that he killed a man but then realizes that there’s more to the story. Thomas investigates a murder conspiracy and tries to expose a corrupt colleague. Here’s every main performer and character in Restless.

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Restless Cast: Franck Gastambide as Thomas

Restless Cast on Netflix - Franck Gastambide as Thomas

Character Profile: A French police lieutenant. He’s a divorced man who looks after his young daughter, Louise. Thomas accidentally hits a man with his vehicle and then gets blackmailed by a corrupt superior.

Gastambide’s Resume: Mousten in Porn in the Hood (2012), Franky in Pattaya (2016), Sylvain Marot in Taxi 5 (2018), Grisoni in A Good Doctor (2019), Sno in Validé (2020-21)

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Restless Cast: Simon Abkarian as Marelli

Restless Cast on Netflix - Simon Abkarian as Marelli

Character Profile: A police commissioner and the head of narcotics. He confronts Thomas at their headquarters for not accepting phone calls after blocking an Internal Security investigation. Marelli hopes to cover up a murder conspiracy but needs to find a corpse that Thomas buried.

Abkarian’s Resume: Eliahou in To Take a Wife (2004), Said Abdel Aziz in Rendition (2007), Alex Dimitrios in Casino Royale (2006), Colonel Amanullah in Kaboul Kitchen (2012-17), Philippe Bronsky in The Audition (2019)

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Restless Cast: Michaël Abiteboul as Marc

Restless Cast on Netflix - Michaël Abiteboul as Marc

Character Profile: Thomas’ loyal colleague. He pays for his depressed wife to receive treatments in Switzerland. Marc wants to be a father and resents Thomas for threatening the safety of his own daughter.

Abiteboul’s Resume: Charles-Henri Sanson in Nicolas Le Floch (2008-16), Kertel in Maison close (2013), Mémé in The Bureau (2015-16), Paul in Daddy or Mommy (2015), Bernard Laroche in A French Case (2021)

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Restless Cast: Tracy Gotoas as Naomi

Restless Cast on Netflix - Tracy Gotoas as Naomi

Character Profile: Thomas’ colleague, an officer-in-training. She worries about an Internal Security investigation that gets blocked. Naomi looks after her male colleagues as they become targets in a murder conspiracy.

Gotoas’ Resume: Copine Tina in The Troubleshooter (2018), Amaya in Neuilly Yo Mama II (2018), Sanou in Owning It (2020), Adja Cissokho in L’horizon (2021), Liana in Ganglands (2021)

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Restless Cast: Jemima West as Agathe

Restless Cast on Netflix - Jemima West as Agathe

Character Profile: Thomas’ sister. She lives with her brother and inquires about his mental health. Agathe takes care of Thomas’ daughter, Louise.

West’s Resume: Isabelle in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Vittoria in The Borgias (2012), Alice Whelan in Indian Summers (2015-16), Sonja Holleeder in Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015), Elizabeth Cormack in The Unfamiliar (2020)

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Restless Cast: Serge Hazanavicius as Commissioner Vaubour

Restless Cast on Netflix - Serge Hazanavicius as Commissioner Vaubour

Character Profile: Thomas’ boss. He investigates a missing criminal named Manuel Barcelo. Vaubour gets caught in the middle of conflict between Thomas and Marelli.

Hazanavicius’ Resume: Xavier Bouc in Poirot (2010), Max Clement in New Tricks (2013), Rene Armand in The Monuments Men (2014), Bombass in To the Top (2017), François Rigaut in Ici tout commence (2021)

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The Restless cast also includes Victoire Zenner (feature debut), Michael Perez (feature debut), Nabil Missoumi (Cub, Racer and the Jailbird), Fabrice de la Villehervé (Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1, Tomorrow Is Ours) and Hélène Viviès (Camping 2, Missions).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.