Une Nouvelle Vie (A New Life)

1992, NR, 122 min. Directed by Olivier Assayas. Starring Bernard Giraudeau, Judith Godrèche, Sophie Aubry.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Tue., Nov. 19, 2002

This early work by the acclaimed director of Irma Vep and Alice et Martin is a twisty mystery of psycho-sexual intrigue that uses abrupt time shifts, delayed information disclosures, and revealing camera choreography to tell its story of a forklift driver who seeks out a rich, enigmatic businessman who is the father she has never known.

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Une Nouvelle Vie (A New Life), Olivier Assayas, Bernard Giraudeau, Judith Godrèche, Sophie Aubry

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