Director FRANCE

Olivier ASSAYAS

Olivier ASSAYAS
Biography

Olivier Assayas is the author of some fifteen films. After his studies in art and literature, he made short films and collaborated on a number of scripts, in particular for André Téchiné with "Rendez-Vous" and "The Scene of the Crime" ("Le Lieu du crime"). He also wrote for the Cahiers du Cinéma (1980-85) and is the author of a book of interviews with Ingmar Bergman. His first film, "Disorder" ("Désordre"), which won an award at the festival in Venice (1986), established him as one of the most significant filmmakers of his generation. His fame was enhanced with "Cold Water" ("L’Eau froide") (1994) and "Irma Vep" (1996), presented in Cannes. He is in Competition at the Festival de Cannes with "Sentimental Destinies" ("Les Destinées sentimentales"), "Demonlover" and "Clean", for which Maggie Cheung won a prize for Best Actress. The success of his two most recent films, "Summer Hours" ("L’Heure d’été") and "Carlos", which won numerous international awards, make him one of the most famous French filmmakers.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

PERSONAL SHOPPER
PERSONAL SHOPPER 2016 Award for Best Director ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2011
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2008
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Directors

Bertrand TAVERNIER

Bertrand TAVERNIER

Bruno DUMONT

Bruno DUMONT

Director
Jean-Marie LARRIEU

Jean-Marie LARRIEU

Director, script writer
Mauro BOLOGNINI

Mauro BOLOGNINI

Director
Nagisa OSHIMA

Nagisa OSHIMA

Naomi KAWASE

Naomi KAWASE

Director, writer
René CLÉMENT

René CLÉMENT

Director
Vittorio DE SICA

Vittorio DE SICA

Wim WENDERS

Wim WENDERS

Director
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