Programme 2018

Non-Fiction (Double Vies)

Director: Olivier Assayas

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Rendezvous with French Cinema

Country: France | Year: 2018

Language(s): French | Time: 106 mins

Synopsis

Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors – another work of auto-fiction recycling his love aair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion.

Director's Bio

Olivier Assayas is a French filmmaker, screenwriter, and film critic. His first film, Disorder (1986), which won an award at the Venice Film Festival, established him as one of the most significant filmmakers of his generation. His reputation was enhanced with Cold Water (1994) and Irma Vep (1996), which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. He has been nominated for the Palme d’Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, four times.