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Irma Vep
Directed by:
Olivier Assayas

Directed by Olivier Assayas, "Irma Vep" (also known as "Vampire") is a Drama/Fantasy film, released in the USA on September 28 of 1996 . Maggie Cheung and Jean-Pierre Léaud are starring, alongside Nathalie Richard, Antoine Basler, Nathalie Boutefeu and Alex Descas.

Who directed "Irma Vep":

Irma Vep was directed by Olivier Assayas, a French writer, and director.

Before Irma Vep, Olivier Assayas had directed L' Eau froide, released in 1994. Since, he directed Fin août, début septembre, released in 1998, Demonlover (2002), Clean (2004), Paris, je t'aime (2006), Boarding Gate (2007), and L'Heure d'été (2008).

What was the release date of "Irma Vep":

Irma Vep was initally released in the United States on Saturday, September 28, 1996. Also released on this day was Al di l delle nuvole (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni and Wim Wenders). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 07, 1997 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 06, 1996 in Canada; Wednesday, November 13, 1996 in France; Thursday, June 04, 1998 in Germany and on Thursday, December 18, 1997 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "Irma Vep":

At the casting of Irma Vep we find Maggie Cheung, previously seen in Augustin (1995) and Dung fong saam hap (1993); Jean-Pierre Léaud (Les Cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (1995), La Vie de bohème (1992)); Nathalie Richard (Haut bas fragile (1995), Riens du tout (1992)) [ more... ]

  • Nathalie Richard, Alex Descas, Arsinée Khanjian, Bernard Nissile and Olivier Torres have all also be seen in Fin août, début septembre, released in 1998.
  • Arsinée Khanjian and Nathalie Richard have both also be seen in Code inconnu: Récit incomplet de divers voyages, released in 2000.
  • Nathalie Richard and Bulle Ogier also appeared together in La Confusion des genres, released in 2000.

What is the Storyline of "Irma Vep":

Cheung is employed to play the film-within-the-film's heroine, Irma Vep (an anagram for vampire), a burglar, who spends most of the film dressed in a tight, black, latex rubber catsuit, defending her director's odd choices to hostile crew members and journalists. As the film progresses, the plot mirrors the disorientation felt by the film's director. Cheung the character is in many ways seen by other characters as an exotic sex object dressed in a latex catsuit; both the director and [...]

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