- Original title
- Running time
- 111 min.
Yves Cape, Caroline Champetier
Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Kylie Minogue, Michel Piccoli, Eva Mendes, Jean-François Balmer, Big John, François Rimbau, Elise Lhomeau, Jeanne Disson, Leos Carax, Nastya Golubeva Carax, Reda Oumouzoune, Zlata
Co-production France-Germany; Les Films du Losange, Wild Bunch, CNC, Pierre Grise Productions, Pandora Film, Théo Films, WDR/Arte, arte France Cinéma, Canal+
Drama | Experimental Cinema. Surrealism. Film In Film. Cult Movie
- Synopsis / Plot
- From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next. He is, in turn, captain of industry, assassin, beggar, monster, family man... He seems to be playing roles, plunging headlong into each part - but where are the cameras? Monsieur Oscar is alone, accompanied only by Céline, the slender blonde woman behind the wheel of the vast engine that transports him through and around Paris. He’s like a conscientious assassin moving from hit to hit. In pursuit of the beautiful gesture, the mysterious driving force, the women and the ghosts of past lives. But where is his true home, his family, his rest?
: Cesar Awards: 9 nominations, including Best Film
: Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection
2012: Chicago Film Festival: Best Movie, Best Actor (Lavant), Best Cinematography
: Sitges Film Festival: Best Film, Best Director & Méliès d’Argent - Best European Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: 2 Nominations incl. Best Actor (Lavant)
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Foreign Language Film. 2 Nom.
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nominations incl. Best Actor (Lavant)
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