Title
Clean / written and dir. by Olivier Assayas
Director
Olivier Assayas
Actor
Maggie Cheung Nick Nolte
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Lumière, 2005
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2004
Playing time
106 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8713053008719

About Olivier Assayas

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Olivier Assayas (born 25 January 1955) is a French film director, screenwriter, and film critic.

Life and career

Assayas was born in Paris, France, the son of French director/screenwriter Raymond Assayas, alias Jacques Rémy (1911–1981). His father was of Turkish-Jewish origin who had settled in Italy, while his mother was of Protestant Hungarian origin. Assayas started his career in the industry by helping his father. He ghostwrote episodes for TV shows his father was working on when his health failed. In a 2010 interview, Assayas stated that his main political influences when growing up were Guy Debord and George Orwell. Speaking of the 1968 May uprising to overthrow General de Gaulle, Assayas in the same interview stated: "I was defined by the politics of May '68, but for me May '68 was an anti-totalitarian uprising. People seemed to forget that at the occupied Odéon theater, you had crossed…Read more on Wikipedia