Holy Motors

Drama, Fantasy

Holy Motors

Original title: Holy Motors
Director: Leos Carax
Screenplay: Leos Carax
Director of Photography: Yves Cape, Caroline Champetier
Editor: Nelly Quettier
Print source: Aerofilms s.r.o.
Country: France, Germany
Year of production: 2012
Length (min): 115
Language: English, French
Subtitles: Czech
Sales: Aerofilms s.r.o.
Section: Profil: Leos Carax
Genre: Drama, Fantasy

French cinema's enfant terrible returns after a thirteen-year-long break with a provocative spectacle suffused with admiration for Paris, film, and also for Kylie Minogue's singing. Denis Lavant in the role of the mysterious Mr Oscar adopts the most diverse identities throughout one day in an unsettling show captured by invisible cameras. “Why do you keep doing it?” Oscar's boss, played by Michel Piccoli, asks him. “For the beauty of the gesture itself,” answers Lavant's chameleonic protagonist.

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