Demonlover (2002)

  • First Run
  • 2h 2m
  • France

Assayas’s radical, thought-provoking cyber-thriller depicts the international aristocracies of capitalism in the early 2000s and their amoral double agents. Connie Nielsen stars as a ruthless executive at an internet company, where her insatiable ambition situates her in a bloody corporate conflict for illicit 3D manga pornography. Featuring a deranged ambient score by Sonic Youth and an international cast including Gina Gershon, Chloë Sevigny, and Charles Berling, _Demonlover _twists the conventions of the espionage thriller into a perceptive indictment of cyber culture and the entrepreneurs who exploit it. A 2003 Film Comment Selects selection. New 2K restoration of the unrated director’s cut supervised by Olivier Assayas. A Janus Films release.

Director

Olivier Assayas

Languages

French, English, Japanese

Subtitles

English

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