Director: Leos Carax Run Time: 115 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2012 Language: French with English subtitles
Starring: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue
Written and directed by visionary Leos Carax, Holy Motors is a startlingly unique meld of monster movie, film noir, romantic drama, musical, crime thriller, and anime. Spend a few hours with Monsieur Oscar in the city of lights as he transforms into multiple characters – assassin, beggar, family man – on a series of mysterious appointments. Accompanied only by his blond driver Celine, he is in pursuit of the beautiful gesture, the mysterious driving force, the women and the ghosts of past lives.
Caroline Champetier (Cinematographer)
Caroline Champetier is a French cinematographer who has contributed to more than one hundred films since 1979. She won the César Award for Best Cinematography for her work on Of Gods and Men in 2011 and was the president of the French Society of Cinematographers (AFC) between 2009 and 2012. Champetier has been the cinematographer for 16 films including Le Pont du Nord (1981), The Young Lieutenant (2005), Holy Motors (2012), and Looking for Her (2016).