Search results for "Olivier Assayas"

Clean (2004) RT 72% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jul 2006

After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Maggie Cheung  •  Nick Nolte  •  Béatrice Dalle  •  Jeanne Balibar

Irma Vep (1996) RT 91% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Maggie Cheung  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Nathalie Richard  •  Antoine Basler

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès

Carlos (2010) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2011

The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Édgar Ramírez  •  Alexander Scheer  •  Alejandro Arroyo  •  Ahmad Kaabour

Laissé inachevé à Tokyo (1982)

With graphic, stylized frames and a peculiar narrative structure blending elements of film noir, the short tells the mysterious journey of a young woman who travels to Japan ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Elli Medeiros  •  László Szabó  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Benoît Ferreux

HHH: Portrait of Hou Hsiao-Hsien (1999)

Entry on Taiwanese new-wave filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien for French television's "Cinéma, de notre temps" series, directed by Olivier Assayas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Chen Kuo-Fu  •  She Kao  •  T'ien-wen Chu

Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) RT 89% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 2015

A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Brady Corbet

Something in the Air (2012) RT 82% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Sep 2013

During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Clément Métayer  •  Lola Créton  •  Felix Armand  •  Carole Combes

Winter's Child (1989)

It’s the story of a love quadrangle, a child, a theater troupe, and a long winter. Nathalie is pregnant, but the baby’s father, Stefane, leaves her for Sabine, a set designer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Clotilde de Bayser  •  Michel Feller  •  Marie Matheron  •  Gérard Blain

A New Life (1993) RT 29% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Tina is a young warehousewoman in a supermarket. She is in love with Fred but still lives at her mother Nadine's. When Nadine dies, Tina looks for meeting her father Ludovic, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Sophie Aubry  •  Judith Godrèche  •  Bernard Giraudeau  •  Christine Boisson

Désordre (1986)

Three young friends steal some music equipment for their struggling post-punk band and, in a panic, kill the shop’s owner. Assayas’ debut feature examines, with characteristic ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Wadeck Stanczak  •  Ann-Gisel Glass  •  Lucas Belvaux  •  Rémi Martin

Paris Awakens (1991)

Adrien is 19 years old. He has not met his father, Clément for 4 years. Adrien returns home and the two try to better understand each other. Clément lives together with Louis, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Judith Godrèche  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Thomas Langmann  •  Antoine Basler

Sentimental Destinies (2000)

In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Emmanuelle Béart  •  Charles Berling  •  Isabelle Huppert  •  Olivier Perrier

Late August, Early September (1998) RT 82% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2003

A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Mathieu Amalric  •  Virginie Ledoyen  •  François Cluzet  •  Jeanne Balibar

Summer Hours (2008)

Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Juliette Binoche  •  Charles Berling  •  Jérémie Renier  •  Édith Scob

Boarding Gate (2007) RT 30% / Audience 19%

DVD release: Jun 2008

A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Asia Argento  •  Michael Madsen  •  Kelly Lin  •  Kim Gordon

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-Wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raoul Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Leonid Alexeenko  •  Taraneh Alidoosti  •  Dàvi Alvarado

Cold Water (1994)

An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Virginie Ledoyen  •  Cyprien Fouquet  •  László Szabó  •  Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Demonlover (2002) RT 49% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Connie Nielsen  •  Charles Berling  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Dominique Reymond