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Olivier Assayas


Olivier Assayas is a French film director, screenwriter and film critic. He is best know for his films Demonlover (2002), Something in the Air (2012), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) and Personal Shopper (2016). Assayas is the son of French director/screenwriter Raymond Assayas, alias Jacques Rémy. His directorial debut was in the short film Copyright (... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 27 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 2017/I D'après une histoire vraie (screenplay)
 2016 Personal Shopper (written by)
 2014 Clouds of Sils Maria (written by)
 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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Movies are expressions of our imagination. They are expressions of our conscious and of our subconscious. I think that movies can be analyzed the way dreams are analyzed. See more »

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Split with his longtime partner Mia Hansen-Løve in 2016. They have 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 in 2017 that they had never been married. See more »

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