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    Trailer of the Week: Olivier Assayas Starts the Revolution in New Trailer for 'Something in the Air'

    Best known for the intimate and highly personal dramas ("Summer Hours," "Irma Vep") that have won him a following, Olivier Assayas achieved international success on a new level with his last project, the award-winning five-hour epic "Carlos," shown as a miniseries in three parts on the Sundance Chan...

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    Göteborg Interview: 'Something In The Air' Director Olivier Assayas On Rebellion, Memory & Godard Vs. Truffaut

    With “Something in the Air,” French director Olivier Assayas (“Carlos,” “Summer Hours,” “Irma Vep,” “Cold Water”) turned in his most autobiographical work to date. A coming-of-age tale set against a backdrop of radical student politics, sex...

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    The Buzziest Thing at Film Festivals? It Might Just Be TV

    On Sunday, January 20th, "The Piano" director Jane Campion returns to the Sundance Film Festival, where her first feature "Sweetie" screened 23 years ago. This time, however, it's with a miniseries, not a movie -- "Top of the Lake," which is co-directed by Garth Dav...

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    Olivier Assayas on the Difference Between Film Writing and Film Criticism

    The journalist turned director shared some thoughts on the world of movie culture with the Critics Academy.

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    Olivier Assayas Returns to His Summer of Marx

    Olivier Assayas' revolutionary cinema -- in two films about revolutionaries.

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    NYFF Interview: Olivier Assayas Talks Music, The Occupy Movement & The Movies That Inspired 'Something In The Air'

    Sex, drugs, riots, and rock 'n' roll are just a few of the cultural elements within Olivier Assayas’ latest film, “Something in the Air.” Following high-school revolutionary Gilles (Clément Métayer) and his various friends, the filmmaker tracks burgeoning French political awakening and a coming-of-a...

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    Exclusive: Olivier Assayas To Reteam With Juliette Binoche For 'Since Maria'

    Unspooling his semi-autobiographical, revolutionary coming-of-age tale "Something In The Air" at the New York Film Festival this month (you can read our review here), French filmmaker Olivier Assayas isn't letting the press rounds sap all of his energy. While he hadn't officially announced his next ...

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    Weekend Reel Reads: Digging Deeper in Familiar Territory

    Although some of this week's stories inhabit categories that might sound familiar, each piece brings a new perspective for your weekend perusal.

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    Toronto: Olivier Assayas Discusses the Personal and Political Dimensions of 'Something in the Air'

    Olivier Assayas discusses shifting gears after "Carlos" to direct the semi-autobiographical tale "Something in the Air."

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    VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Olivier Assayas's SOMETHING IN THE AIR

    A revolution might not be a dinner party, but its aftermath presents similar problems: someone has to clean up, someone else arrives tragically late, and someone who wasn’t there at all may still want to hold their own the next day.

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