In person: Olivier Assayas

Recording Date: (November 27, 2008)
Original Format: MiniDV
The Film Museum's well established association with the French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (*1955) culminated in a complete retrospective and a double book publication in May 2012. Four years earlier, Assayas had visited Vienna for the Austrian premiere of his then newest film, the critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning L'Heure d'été (Summer Hours) (2008). Two screenings were held, on November 27 and 28 respectively, both with the director in attendance. During the Q&A that followed the first screening, the filmmaker mused on such lofty subjects as the relationship between art and life.