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Personal Shopper
Personal Shopper (2016)

director: Olivier Assayas

With: Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz, a.o.

duration: 105 minutes
Explore Zone Ghost Story, Fantasy, Drama, Thriller

Gala Premières and special events

Screening dates
Sales start at 22 Sep 13:00
Film Fest Gent - Personal Shopper

In the presence of: Olivier Assayas

Maureen is a young American woman in Paris making her living as a personal shopper for a celebrity. Also, Maureen may have the psychic ability to communicate with spirits, just like her twin brother, Lewis, who recently passed away. She soon starts receiving ambiguous messages coming from an unknown source.

"Is Kristen Stewart the fifth ghostbuster? Questions like that are liable to pop into your mind watching this captivating, bizarre, tense, fervently preposterous and almost unclassifiable scary movie from Olivier Assayas. It's a film which delivers the bat-squeak of pure craziness that we long for." (The Guardian)

Don't miss the direcrtor's talk with leading French director Olivier Assayas (wednesday 12 October) prior to the première screening of his new film "Personal Shopper".

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director: Olivier Assayas
producer: Charles Gillibert
screenplay: Olivier Assayas
Editor: Marion Monnier
Cinematography: Yorick Le Saux
sound: Nicolas Cantin, Nicolas Moreau, Olivier Goinard

production company: CG Cinema
Distributor: The Searchers

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch subt.
country: France
year: 2016


OLIVIER ASSAYAS (1955): Copyright (1979, Short), Rectangle - Deux chansons de Jacno (1980, Short), Laissé inachevé à Tokyo (1982, Short), Winston Tong en studio (1984, Documentary Short), Disorder (1986), Winter's Child (1989), Paris s'éveille (1991), A New Life (1993), L'eau froide (1994), Tous les garçons et les filles de leur âge... (1994, TV Series, Director of 1 Episode), Irma Vep (1996), Sans titre (1997, Documentary Short), Cinéma, de notre temps (1997, TV Series Documentary, Director of 1 Episode), Late August, Early September (1998), Les Destinées (2000), Demonlover (2002), Clean (2004), Paris, je t'aime (2006), Noise (2006, Documentary), Stockhausen/Preljocaj Dialogue (2007, TV Documentary), Boarding Gate (2007), To Each His Own Cinema (2007), Eldorado (2008, TV Documentary), Summer Hours (2008), Carlos (2010, TV mini-series, Director of 3 Episodes), Après Mai (2012), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Personal Shopper (2016).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Olivier Assayas

2012:Apres Mai
1994:L'Eau froide


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