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Olivier Assayas


Olivier Assayas was born on January 25, 1955 in Paris, France. He is a writer and director, known for Paris, je t'aime (2006), Summer Hours (2008) and Clean (2004). He was previously married to Maggie Cheung. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 25 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Clouds of Sils Maria (screenplay - dialogue)
 2012 Something in the Air (screenplay)
 2010 Carlos (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (written by)
- Première partie (2010) ... (written by)
 2008 Summer Hours (writer)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Recrudescence")
 2007 Boarding Gate (written by)
 2006 Metric (Video documentary) (idea)
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Quartier des Enfants Rouges")
 2004/I Clean (written by)
 2002 Demonlover (written by)
 1998 Alice and Martin (writer)
 1998 Late August, Early September (written by)
 1997 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- HHH - Un portrait de Hou Hsiao-Hsien (1997) ... (writer)
 1996 Irma Vep (written by)
 1994 Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- La page blanche (1994) ... (writer)
 1994 L'eau froide
 1993 A New Life (writer)
 1990 Filha da Mãe
 1989 Winter's Child (writer)
 1987 Avril brisé
 1986 Disorder
 1986 L'unique
 1985 Passage secret (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1985 Rendez-vous
 1982 Étoiles et toiles (TV Series documentary) (interactive dialogue - 1 episode)
- Kim Basinger ... (interactive dialogue)
 1980 Scopitone (Short) (scenario and dialogue)
 1978 Nuit féline (Short)
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Biography: "Kenneth Anger", 1999.

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I think that it's important to understand, intuitively understand, what you are doing. But when you are doing it you must follow instinct. There has to be a certain level of risk, creating images, characters, emotions, it involves something a little brutal. You must be prepared to go in areas where you lose control. See more »

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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1994. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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