Irma Vep
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Irma Vep

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Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: Olivier Assayas
Year: 1996
Format: DVD, Blu-ray
Genre: Drama, Romance
Cast: Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud
Original Language: English, French
Subtitle Language: English
Number of discs: 2
Street Date: 27 April 2021
Runtime (minutes): 99

Description

The live-wire international breakthrough of Olivier Assayas stars a magnetic Maggie Cheung as a version of herself: a Hong Kong action-movie star who arrives in Paris to play the latex-clad lead in a remake of Louis Feuillade’s classic silent crime serial Les vampires. What she finds is a behind-the-scenes tangle of barely controlled chaos as egos clash, romantic attractions simmer, and an obsessive director (a cannily cast Jean-Pierre Léaud) drives himself to the brink to realize his vision. Blending blasts of silent cinema, martial-arts flicks, and the music of Sonic Youth and Luna into a hallucinatory swirl of postmodern cool, Assayas composes a witty critique of the nineties French film industry and the eternal tension between art and commercial entertainment.

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