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  1. New indie DVDs for August 26Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 |

    ... nowadays. An excellent cast of supporters enriches this period piece of historical revenge, which includes Denis Lavant ("Holy Motors"), Sergi Lopez ("Pan's Labyrinth") and Bruno Ganz ("Downfall"). Available to rent or buy on Blu-Ray and DVD from ...


  2. Bad romance, the Apocalypse and a Multigenerational FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... juxtaposes indelible scenes with commentary from critics and Mr. Carax's signature actors- Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant -and an atmospheric style meant to reflect the filmmaker's aura of mystery. French filmmaker Chris Marker died two years ago at ...


  3. 'Carax Meets Linklater' in Castro Theatre's Carax/Linjklater seriesRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 |

    ... from his very first film. With exclusive archival materials, interviews with his closest collaborators (such as Denis Lavant), and excerpts from his favorite films, Tessa Louise-SalomA 's documentary attempts to put together a few pieces of the ...


  4. A Tumultuous Tale of Boy Meets GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    ... In this permanently nighttime Parisian setting, Carax's frequent collaborator and longtime alter ego, Denis Lavant, plays Alex, an aspiring filmmaker, petty thief, and, allegedly, soon-to-be solider. Wandering the streets, Alex grieves and rages ...


  5. Leos Carax's 1984 Debut Boy Meets Girl Returns to the the Big Screen at Film ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... - sudden and electrifying. The film concerns an aspiring young filmmaker, a glum twentysomething named Alex (Denis Lavant), abandoned by one girlfriend and entranced by another. He spends his days shoplifting records and devising titles for movies ...


  6. 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 ...


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

    Nov 29, 2012 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Nov 13, 2012 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    May 29, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


  10. '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 ...


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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 ...


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

    Apr 3, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


  14. 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 ...


  15. 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, ...