Personal Shopper France, Germany 2016 | 105 min | OV with german s.t. | Colour | FF 2016
Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas (*1955) is the son of screenplay author Jacques Rémy and celebrated his breakthrough in 1986 with Irma Vep. His films Les Destinées sentimentales (2000), Demonlover (2002), Clean (2004) and Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) were all shown in competition at Cannes. For Après Mai (2012) he won the prize for best screenplay in Venice, for his TV epic Carlos the Jackal (2010) a Golden Globe.
rated for 0 + yearsThe young American Maureen lives in Paris and earns a living as a personal shopper, buying clothes for stars. The only thing keeping her in the city is her twin brother who has just died. The twins have the power to communicate with ghosts and she's been waiting for weeks for a sign from him. Then she starts getting sent mysterious texts. Kristen Stewart is brilliant as Maureen, searching for spirituality and truth in the midst of the superficial transience of the modern world. With among others Lars Eidinger and Nora von Waldstätten, the film has an excellent cast and is a complex genre hybrid, cleverly combining elements of horror, fashion satire and psychothriller. Director Olivier Assayas won the prize for best direction at Cannes.
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Orig. Title: Personal Shopper
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, French
Section: Free Port
Director: Olivier Assayas
Screenplay: Olivier Assayas
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, Anders Danielsen Lie, Nora von Waldstätten, Benjamin Biolay
Producer: Artemio Benki, Fabian Gasmia, Charles Gillibert, Genevieve Lemal, Olivier Père
Sprachfassung: OV with german s.t.
Camera: Yorick Le Saux
Set Designer: Francois-Renaud Labarthe
Cutter: Marion Monnier
German Distributor: Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: MK2
Production: CG Cinema; Vortex Sutra; Sirena Film; Detail Films; Arte France Cinema; Arte Deutschland/WDR
contact: Conny Goldacker, Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH: email@example.com