French focus

Non-Fiction

Doubles vies

Film info Trailer

  • Country:Francuska
  • Director:Olivier Assayas
  • Year:2018
  • Duration:108'
  • Actors:Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne

Storyline

Existential crises, betrayals and misunderstandings connect two couples of friends against the background of the print media crisis and the digital revolution in the publishing business and the increasingly crucial role of social networks in the cultural field. Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors – another work of autofiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion. The film premiered in Venice this year and was also screened at TIFF.

About the director

Olivier Assayas began making short films while being an editor of Cahiers du Cinéma (1980–85). Since his first feature film, Désordre, awarded the Critics’ Week Prize in Venice (1986), he directed Irma Vep (1996), Cold Water (2004), Demonlover (2002), Clean (2004), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Personal Shopper (2016), all presented – and some also awarded – in Cannes.

Screening schedule

  • 07.07.2019.

    Hrvatski dom Vukovar

    12:30h

Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • TZ Vukovar
  • Bobi
  • Turistička zajednica Vukovarsko-srijemske zajednice
Sponsors
  • Elatus
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo
  • PBZ

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