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Director:
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Olivier Assayas (written by)
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Release Date:
30 April 1997 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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(64 articles)
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The film probably means more to the French See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Maggie Cheung ... Maggie

Jean-Pierre Léaud ... René Vidal
Nathalie Richard ... Zoé
Antoine Basler ... Journalist
Nathalie Boutefeu ... Laure
Alex Descas ... Desormeaux
Dominique Faysse ... Maïté

Arsinée Khanjian ... L'américaine
Bernard Nissile ... Markus
Olivier Torres ... Ferdinand / Moreno
Bulle Ogier ... Mireille

Lou Castel ... José Mirano
Jacques Fieschi ... Roland
Estelle Larrivaz ... La standardiste
Balthazar Clémenti ... Robert, assistant
Lara Cowez ... Script supervisor
Dominique Cuny ... Grip
Jessica Doyle ... Jessica, Roland's Friend
Sandra Faure ... Vendeuse, sex-shop
Catherine Ferny ... Policewoman
Maryel Ferraud ... Make-up Woman
Filip Forgeau ... Camera Operator
Valerie Guy ... Valerie, in Mireille's apartment
Laurent Jacquet ... Electrician
Philippe Landoulsi ... Inspector
Smaïl Mekki ... Kermor, unit manager
Maurice Najman ... Maurice, Roland's Friend
Nicolas Giraudi ... Directeur de la production
Yann Richard ... Kevin
Jérôme Simonin ... Property Man
Alexandra Yonnet ... Lili, Markus's Friend
Pierre Amzallag ... Emergency Doctor
Françoise Clavel ... René's Wife
Françoise Guglielmi ... Producer
Odile Horion ... Zoë's Assistant
François-Renaud Labarthe ... TV Cameraman
Alain Martin ... Boy at Cafe Des Oiseaux
Guy-Patrick Sainderichin ... TV Dignitary
Willy Martin ... Bellboy

Directed by
Olivier Assayas 
 
Writing credits
Olivier Assayas (written by)

Produced by
Georges Benayoun .... producer
Françoise Guglielmi .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Philippe Richard 
Philippe Richard (music by)
 
Cinematography by
Eric Gautier 
 
Film Editing by
Luc Barnier 
 
Casting by
Pierre Amzallag 
 
Art Direction by
François-Renaud Labarthe 
 
Set Decoration by
Yann Richard 
 
Costume Design by
Françoise Clavel 
 
Makeup Department
Isabelle Nyssen .... makeup artist
Nancy Tong .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sylvie Barthet .... production manager
Ivan Fegyveres .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alice de Andrade .... assistant director
François-Renaud Labarthe .... assistant director
Jérôme Tardieu .... second assistant director (as Jerôme Tardieu)
 
Art Department
Christophe Mercier .... location finder
 
Sound Department
William Flageollet .... sound mixer
Laurent Lévy .... foley artist
Olivier Marlangeon .... foley artist
Marie-Christine Ratel .... sound editor
Philippe Richard .... sound engineer
Marie-Christine Ruh .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Grégoire Delage .... special effects
Olivier Zenenski .... special effects
 
Stunts
Michel Julienne .... stunt consultant
Leslie Rain .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
François Berroir .... gaffer
Jean-Luc Bezeau .... key grip
Xavier Cholet .... electrician
Stéphane Fontaine .... first assistant camera
Sophie Lemaire .... clapper loader
Sophie Lemaire .... second assistant camera
Michel Michau .... electrician
Isabelle Weingarten .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jessica Doyle .... costume designer: Irma Vep
 
Editorial Department
Tina Baz .... assistant editor
Nabila Daniault .... color timer
Raymond Terrentin .... color timer
 
Other crew
Dina Arbib .... assistant director
Edmée Doroszlai .... script supervisor
Philippe Letode .... location scout
 
Thanks
Claire Denis .... thanks
Christopher Doyle .... thanks
Stanley Kwan .... thanks
 

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99 min
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Trivia:
The title is the anagram of "vampire".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Jose drinks his beer at the restaurant, he finishes it off. But then in the next shot he refinishes the same beer before the waiter brings him a new one.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
The film probably means more to the French, 26 March 2000
Author: Anyanwu from Los Angeles, CA

This movie probably means more to the French and French film with its inside French film references. Seemed like it had a cool idea going but it didn't really seem to get going. Characters were not really developed enough. The relationship between the costume maker and Irma Vep character did not get off the ground. When things got interesting the movie was over. I would recommend it but only so as to view French film talking about itself.

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