Script Writer, Director, Actor FRANCE

Olivier ASSAYAS

Olivier ASSAYAS

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Biography

Although first drawn to painting, Olivier Assayas directed his first short film in 1979, Copyright, inspired by the post-punk movement. From 1980 to 1985 he wrote for the Cahiers du Cinéma, directed several shorts and worked with André Téchiné on the writing of the films Rendez-Vous (1984) and Scene of the Crime (1985). His first feature, Disorder (1986) won an award at the Venice Film Festival. Since then, he has written and directed Winter's Child (1989), Paris Awakens (1991), A New Life (1993), Cold Water (1994), Irma Vep (1996), HHH - Portrait de Hou Hsiao-hsien (1997), Late August, Early September (1999), Sentimental Destinies (2000), Demonlover (2002), Clean (2004), Noise (2005), Boarding Gate (2007), Eldorado (2008). Summer Hours was released in March 2008. He has also published Eloge de Kenneth Anger, Conversations avec Bergman and an autobiographical essay, Une Adolescence dans l'après-Mai.

Films presented at Cannes

D'APRÈS UNE HISTOIRE VRAIE BASED ON A TRUE STORY 2017 Out of Competition Script / Dialogue
PERSONAL SHOPPER 2016 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
SILS MARIA Clouds of Sils Maria 2014 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
CARLOS 2010 Out of Competition Director , Script / Dialogue
CHACUN SON CINÉMA TO EACH HIS OWN CINEMA 2007 Out of Competition Director
CLEAN 2004 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
DEMONLOVER 2002 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
IRMA VEP 1996 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
L'EAU FROIDE 1994 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2011
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2008
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Directors

Andreï TARKOVSKI

Andreï TARKOVSKI

Script Writer
Amat ESCALANTE

Amat ESCALANTE

Script Writer
Andrea ARNOLD

Andrea ARNOLD

Director, Script Writer
Barry DIGNAM

Barry DIGNAM

Gus VAN SANT

Gus VAN SANT

Script Writer
Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

Director, Script Writer
Sergueï EISENSTEIN

Sergueï EISENSTEIN

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