Mathieu Amalric News

Venus in Fur

Posted June 10th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s groundbreaking novella, VENUS IN FUR is the latest film from master filmmaker Roman Polanski. Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas (Amalric) complains that no actress he’s seen has what it takes to play the lead female character:

Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Opens First Trailer

7:12 PM 10/17/2013 by Jeff Giles
Buda
One day after Fox Searchlight announced it'd be releasing Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel will be opening for business on March 7, 2014, lo and behold, here's the movie's first trailer -- and your first in-depth look at a movie that features the combined acting might of (deep breath) Ralph Fiennes, F.

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First Look At Roman Polanski's Cannes Contender 'Venus In Fur' With Emmanuelle Seigner & Mathieu Amalric

fb.indiewire.com – It's always a weird time in the lead up to the Cannes Film Festival, with arthouse news clashing with the latest intel from the summer blockbuster slate. So, keeping that in mind, we're taking a quick break to give you the first look at Roman Polanski's "Venus In Fur." The latest from the legendary filmmaker is up for the Palme d'Or, and it boasts a pretty simple but compelling concept. 9 years 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Mathieu Amalric Joins Roman Polanski's 'Venus In Fur'

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deadline.com – Diving Bell And The Butterfly star, and erstwhile Bond villain, Mathieu Amalric has boarded Roman Polanski‘s Venus In Fur. The actor, perhaps best known to U.S. audiences as baddie Dominic Greene in Quantum Of Solace, is currently shooting in Paris, his French rep Zelig Films confirms. Amalric is reteaming with Polanski’s wife Emmanuelle Seigner for the film; they worked together on Julian Schnabel’s Diving Bell in 2008 which brought Amalric a Best Actor César. 9 years 24 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Posted December 26th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

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Wes Anderson Says Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel, Mathieu Amalric & F. Murray Abraham Have Joined 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Wes Anderson
fb.indiewire.com – Wes Anderson's next picture "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was supposed to star Johnny Depp, but that plan fell through. Nevertheless, it has an outstanding cast that stars Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Saoirse Ronan, Jeff Goldblum and regular W.A collaborators Bill Murray, Owen Wilson and Jason Schwartzman. 9 years 27 weeks ago via brucelee

Chicken With Plums

Posted August 9th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Teheran, 1958. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. As he hopes for its arrival, he plunges into deep reveries, with dreams as melancholic as they are joyous, taking him back to his youth and even to a conversation with Azraël, the Angel of Death, who reveals the future of his children...

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Posted June 19th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Cannes: "Cosmopolis" is Impactful Bore

8:53 AM 5/25/2012 by popcorn
Comopolis
While the opening credits are rolling, paint splatters from something resembling a Jackson Pollock painting are shown on the bottom of the film screen. This is the first introduction to a very abstract and psychologically twisted story about money and power in the modern world. The concept of deconstructing the fast-paced and elusive financial world into slow and explainable scenes is fascinating, yet to sit through almost two hours of this psychoanalysis is like watching the paint splatters dry.

Cosmopolis

Posted December 30th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Cosmopolis is a day in the life of Eric Packer, a 28-year-old New York stock market multi-millionaire, as he crosses Manhattan in his customized limousine to go for a haircut. His cross-town journey becomes an almost vertical voyage, with bizarre occurrences and an authentic parade of crazy characters along the way, in a landscape that depicts the modern soul of the West at the end of the millennium.

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