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Irma Vep
(Irma Vep)

by Olivier ASSAYAS

Maggie Cheung is a Hong Kong martial- arts film star. She has just arrived in Paris to play the main part in a remake of Louis Feuillade’s Vampires, a 1915 silent film, which René Vidal is making for television. She will play Musidora’s role as a modern-day Irma Vep who will look more like Catwoman in “Batman 2”. Alone in Paris, not speaking a word of French, struggling with her awkward English when she talks to people who hardly master the language better then she does, Maggie does her best to try and understand what people want from her, a victim of jetlag and of the troubles of her daily life during the shoot.

  • Titre français
    Irma Vep
  • Original title
    Irma Vep
  • Titre international
    Irma Vep
  • Scénario
    Olivier Assayas
  • Photo
    Eric Gautier
  • Montage
    Luc Barnier
  • Interprétation
    Maggie Cheung, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Richard, Antoine Basler, Nathalie Bouttefeu, Bulle Ogier, Lou Castel, Alex Descas, Dominique Faysse, Bernard Nissile, Olivier Torres
  • Production
    Dacia Films
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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