Olivier Assayas

Director, Screenwriter, Critic
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Born: 01/25/1955 in Paris, FR

Filmography

Writer (24)

Clouds of Sils Maria 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Idol's Eye 2014 (Movie)

(adaptation) (Screenplay)

Something in the Air 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Carlos 2010 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Summer Hours 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Boarding Gate 2008 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Clean 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Demonlover 2003 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Les Destinees 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Alice and Martin 2000 (Movie)

screenplay collaboration (Screenplay)

Late August, Early September 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A New Life 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

HHH: Portrait de Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Irma Vep 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cold Water 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Paris at Dawn 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Winter's Child 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Avril brise 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Lieu du Crime 1987 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Le Lieu du Crime 1987 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Rendez-vous 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Disorder 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

L' Unique 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Passage Secret 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (22)

Clouds of Sils Maria 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Idol's Eye 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Something in the Air 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Carlos 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Carlos 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

Summer Hours 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Boarding Gate 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

Chacun son cinema 2007 (Movie)

("Recrudescence"/"Upsurge") (Director)

Paris, I Love You 2007 (Movie)

("Quartier Des Enfants Rouges") (Director)

Clean 2006 (Movie)

(Director)

Demonlover 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

Les Destinees 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Late August, Early September 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

A New Life 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

HHH: Portrait de Hou Hsiao-Hsien 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Irma Vep 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Cold Water 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Paris at Dawn 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Zone 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Winter's Child 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Disorder 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

L' Unique 1984 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (3)

Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Conversations in World Cinema 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Francois Truffaut: Stolen Portraits 1994 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Relationships

Michka Assayas Screenplay

Brother

Maggie Cheung Actor

Wife

Maggie Cheung Man-yuk

Wife
Married in December 1998 divorced in 2001

Mia Hansen-Løve Actor

Wife

Jacques Remy Actor

Father
born in 1910 died in 1981

EDUCATION

French National School of Fine Arts

Paris

Milestones

2014

Releases first English-language film, "Clouds of Sils Maria"

2011

Wins Golden Globe for Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for "Carlos" (Canal+, 2010)

2006

Once again directed Maggie Cheung in "Clean"

2002

Directed Chloë Sevigny and Connie Nielsen in "Demonlover"

1997

Helmed the documentary "HHH: A Portrait of Hou Hsiao-Hsien," about Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien

1996

Helmed "Irma Vep" starring Maggie Cheung

1992

First film to garner attention in the USA "Paris at Dawn"

1989

Won praise for "Winter's Child"

1986

Debut feature "Desordre/Disorder"

1980

Was a critic for Cahiers du Cinema

1979

Made first short film "Copywright"

Bonus Trivia

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Assayas has sat on the jury of both the 1994 Venice Film Festival and the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

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