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  1. Classic French Film Festival: Mauvais sangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | River Front Times

    ... affects those who have loveless sex. Their preferred thief has recently died, so the duo hire his son, Alex (Denis Lavant). Alex sees this job as a one-shot that will allow him to start a new life, but he gets stuck in deeper than he intended once ...

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  2. 'Holy Motors' movie review: Weirdness wears out its welcomeRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... a hard day's work in Holy Motors , opening Nov. 30 in Atlanta after debuting at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Denis Lavant plays Monsieur Oscar, whose unusual occupation seems him taking on various guises as he works through the assignments given ...

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  3. And the winner is: Leos Carax's 'Holy Motors' hits LARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... The movie is truly a trip. Practically a one-man show, Holy Motors stars Carax stalwart and acting chameleon Denis Lavant as Monsieur Oscar (as in that little golden statuette ), a man seemingly wealthy beyond anyone's wildest dreams who is able to ...

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  4. Movie Review: 'Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhass'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... trackable action. Better are the scenes when Kohlhass is engaged in theological debate with a heady priest ( Denis Lavant ) or during a tense encounter with the Princess where everything he holds dear hangs on her every word. Unfortunately, these ...

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  5. 'Mad Romance: The Films of Leos Carax' at the Northwest Film Center: L'amour fou times...Read the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Carax wide notice in the U.S., and it was also the film that nearly ended his career. Juliette Binoche and Denis Lavant play a pair of lost souls who come together in operatic fashion while squatting on the famous Parisian span. When Carax was ...

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  6. Enfant TerribleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... 24 when he made 1984's Boy Meets Girl , a mordant tale of mismatched lovers led by the director's alter ego, Denis Lavant, sporting a hairstyle and jacket that make him resemble a hastily carved ventriloquist dummy. Entrancing strangeness is on ...

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  7. Journey to the WestRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... It opens with a cutaneous closeup of a face that dominates the screen like a landscape: the face of the actor Denis Lavant, the fierce icon of modern French cinema, whose breath fills the soundtrack like the wind. His virtual companion, a red-robed ...

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  8. ScarJo's Alien SeductressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... films possible, and make Carax's works so incredible. One person, in particular-the intense and intelligent Denis Lavant, a beast of an actor, where in Holy Motors he plays a man who is escorted in a limousine-another one of the holy motors of the ...

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  9. Body Snatcher: Under the SkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | The L Magazine

    ... hint of the drive-by grubbiness of "Karma Police" and UNKLE's "Rabbit in Your Headlights," in which a babbling Denis Lavant gets clipped again and again by passing cars; likewise, it's not surprising that the obsidian void where Johansson lures her ...

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  10. This year's New Directors/New Films is a CorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... embodied, by Joshua Burge, whose astonishing performance harnesses an almost feral intensity, like a young Denis Lavant. He works as a temp in a banking office, where his grifting reigns unchecked: We find him enjoying two-hour lunch breaks, ...

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  11. Did you read about the polar vortex, marijuana taxes, and Kanye West?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    That Chicago is only the eighth most unequal city in the country when it comes to the gap between rich and poor? - Mara Shalhoup That Colorado is already raking in far more in marijuana taxes than anticipated, adding $100 million in spending to next year's budget? - Mick Dumke This interview with French actor and former acrobat Denis Lavant , where ... (more)

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  12. Berlinale 2014: Zen time - " Tsai Ming-liang's Journey to the WestRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | Sight and Sound

    ... in a spiritual and muscular Zen exercise. There are two additions here - that 'axiom' of French art cinema Denis Lavant , and the city of Marseilles. Lavant is seen in extreme close-up in the opening shot, his face cast in shadow and as craggy as ...

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  13. Journey to the West (Xi You): Berlin ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... case means Marseilles, as busy people ignore him or politely look the other way. One man, however (played by Denis Lavant ), decides to imitate his penitential steps and follows him like a disciple. We have previously seen the man's suffering face ...

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  14. To Helmand and backRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... short films written and directed by him, including Low Street (2004) starring the chameleon-like French actor Denis Lavant. "With my small production company, I thought that if we structured it right we could produce it ourselves," Petch says. ...

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  15. To Helmand and backRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... short films written and directed by him, including Low Street (2004) starring the chameleon-like French actor Denis Lavant. "With my small production company, I thought that if we structured it right we could produce it ourselves," Petch says. ...

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  16. Mr Leos CaraxRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | Film Threat

    ... and Eva Mendes. But the main person in the film who provides insight to Carax is his longtime collaborator Denis Lavant, who quickly becomes recognized as Carax's alter-ego. The fact these two men met and clicked so perfectly is an amazing, almost ...

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