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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 Personal Shopper (2016), Something in the Air (2012) and Demonlover (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 27 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Personal Shopper
(2016)
Something in the Air
(2012)
Demonlover
Demonlover Writer
(2002)
Clouds of Sils Maria
(2014)

Filmography

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 2017/I D'après une histoire vraie (screenplay)
 2016 Personal Shopper (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 2014 Clouds of Sils Maria (writer)
 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 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 et 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 (writer)
 1989 Winter's Child (writer)
 1987 Avril brisé
 1986 Désordre (written by)
 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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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Split with his longtime partner Mia Hansen-Løve in 2016, with whom he has one daughter. Despite numerous mentions in the media referring to them as husband and wife, Hansen-Løve stated in an interview with The Final Cut that they had never been married. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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