Writer/director Olivier Assayas' satirical look at the French movie industry stars Jean-Pierre Leaud as a once-hot filmmaker whose comeback attempt is a remake of the classic silent serial "Les Vampires," with Hong Kong action star Maggie Cheung (playing herself) in the lead. Language problems, an amorous costume lady and a nervous breakdown by the director are among the on- and off-the-set crises. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and French DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); interviews; featurette; documentary; bonus film "Les Vampires: Hypnotic Eyes" (1916); bonus short "Man Yuk: A Portrait of Maggie Cheung" (1997); essay. In English and French with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
Writer/director Olivier Assayas' satirical look at the French movie industry stars Jean-Pierre Leaud as a once-hot filmmaker whose comeback attempt is a remake of the classic silent serial "Les Vampires," with Hong Kong action star Maggie Cheung (playing herself) in the lead. Language problems, an amorous costume lady and a nervous breakdown by the director are among the on- and off-the-set crises. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and French DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); interviews; featurette; documentary; bonus film "Les Vampires: Hypnotic Eyes" (1916); bonus short "Man Yuk: A Portrait of Maggie Cheung" (1997); essay. In English and French with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: CCIN
Rel. Date: 04/27/2021
UPC: 715515258111

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Writer/director Olivier Assayas' satirical look at the French movie industry stars Jean-Pierre Leaud as a once-hot filmmaker whose comeback attempt is a remake of the classic silent serial "Les Vampires," with Hong Kong action star Maggie Cheung (playing herself) in the lead. Language problems, an amorous costume lady and a nervous breakdown by the director are among the on- and off-the-set crises. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English and French DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH); interviews; featurette; documentary; bonus film "Les Vampires: Hypnotic Eyes" (1916); bonus short "Man Yuk: A Portrait of Maggie Cheung" (1997); essay. In English and French with English subtitles. Two-disc set.