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Returning to feature filmmaking after his brilliant 2010 mini-series "Carlos," in Olivier Assayas' "Something in the Air" it is 1971 and Gilles is a graduating high school student in Paris deeply involved in the counterculture of the time.
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In the months after the heady weeks of May 68, a group of young people search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning. For Gilles (newcomer Cl ment Mettayer), this means having to balance his political commitments with his desire to explore painting and filmmaking; for his girlfriend Christine (Goodbye, First Love star Lola Cr ton), this means throwing herself wholeheartedly into the task of organizing. Olivier Assayas (Carlos,Summer Hours) here describes the sentimental education of a generation that was too young to have been on the barricades; he brilliantly captures its explorations of new lifestyles, the arguments about strategies and tactics, and above all its music, a constant presence that becomes something like the artistic unconscious of an era. The period details are perfect, but what makes this film so special is the sense it conveys of history as lived experience.
Returning to feature filmmaking after his brilliant 2010 mini-series Carlos, in Olivier Assayas' Something in the Air it is 1971 and Gilles (newcomer Cl ment Metayer) is a graduating high school student in Paris deeply involved in the counterculture of the time. As Gilles begins to realize that his interests lie more in the revolutions in art and music, he finds himself pulled into ever more dangerous political protests by the people around him, especially his radicalized girlfriend, Christine (Lola Cr ton). After a vandalism attack against their school goes terribly wrong, Gilles and his friends flee to Italy, where they spend a bohemian summer in the countryside drifting between parties, rallies and agitprop film screenings. Amidst this whirlwind of politics, art and sex, the group discovers that at their age every day holds new possibilities, and life awaits the curious.
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From director Olivier Assayas comes this erotic thriller starring Asia Argento as Sandra, a former prostitute, and Michael Madsen as Miles, her onetime pimp-turned-high powered businessman. Brought back together after a separation, Sandra and Miles are reunited when Sandra returns to Paris after an extended absence. Despite the fact that neither of the two former lovers are the same people they were back in the day, their kinky sexual relationship is rekindled nonetheless. It seems that some time long ago, financial promises were made before some misdeed drove the pair apart. Meanwhile, Sandra has made it her mission to open a Beijing nightclub, and Miles is about to sell off his business to Singapore interests. Miles couldn't care less about Sandra's dreams of owning a nightclub, but now that his divorce has been finalized he's eager to resume their steamy relationship. Tempted by Miles' money but financially comfortable thanks to her work with an import company run by shady couple Lester (Carl Ng) and Sue Wong (Kelly Lin), Sandra secretly pulls down some extra income by moving drugs through the married couple's highly profitable company. Before long, sexual intrigue and a botched drug deal combine to complicate matters for all involved. Boarding Gate screened at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
From director Olivier Assayas comes this erotic thriller starring Asia Argento as Sandra, a former prostitute, and Michael Madsen as Miles, her onetime pimp-turned-high powered businessman.
Espionage, intrigue and sex abound in this erotic thriller that follows the convoluted romance between a pimp and one of his former prostitutes.
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This episode concludes the story of Carlos the Jackal, a leftist terrorist abandoned by the cause and forced to face trial for his acts of violence.
This episode continues the saga of revolutionary Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal, one of the most famous political terrorists.
Carlos the Jackal was a leftist revolutionary who famously raided OPEC headquarters, only to be cast aside by those he supported.
CARLOS, an epic and definitive portrait of the notorious international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a wave of terror attacks in Europe and the Middle East in the ’70s and '80s.
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