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Notes on “Demonlover”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If Olivier Assayas’ 1996 “Irma Vep” is about our reverent submission to fantasy, his 2002 “Demonlover” is about our cruel exploitation by it. The stately Connie Nielsen plays Diane, an executive for a pornography outfit who … Continue reading

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“Carlos the Jackal”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “Carlos the Jackal” Olivier Assayas trains his restless intelligence on the subject of international leftism. In its complete form the work is over five hours long, and though it’s split into three feature-length episodes, it retains a … Continue reading

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