Holy Motors

Holy Motors
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Synopsis

Over the course of a single day, Monsieur Oscar travels by limousine around Paris to a series of nine "appointments," transforming into new characters or incarnations at each stop. Fetched in the morning by Céline, his trusty chauffeur on this surreal journey, Oscar begins the day as a captain of industry. Then he becomes a gypsy crone,...

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Starring

Denis Lavant, Kylie Minogue, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes, Elise Lhomeau

Production Details

  • UK Certificate & Consumer Advice:
    (18), Contains strong nudity
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 55 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Over the course of a single day, Monsieur Oscar travels by limousine around Paris to a series of nine "appointments," transforming into new characters or incarnations at each stop. Fetched in the morning by Céline, his trusty chauffeur on this surreal journey, Oscar begins the day as a captain of industry. Then he becomes a gypsy crone, begging for spare change on a bridge over the Seine. Inside a digital production facility, he?s a ninja warrior transformed by cutting-edge technology into a reptilian sex god. Next he?s a gibberish-spewing troglodyte who kidnaps a fashion model from a photo shoot in Père-Lachaise cemetery, ferrying her to his underground lair in the sewers. Then he?s the melancholy father of a teenage daughter, followed by a shadowy assassin sent to kill his own doppelgänger, a dying old man, and finally a thwarted lover revisiting a flame from his past atop a decaying Right Bank department store next to the Pont-Neuf. Monster movie, film noir, romantic drama, musical, crime thriller, futuristic sex fantasia… HOLY MOTORS is all of these and, then again, none of these. It is a ravishing, shape-shifting, fever dream of becoming, unraveling and starting all over again. From celluloid magic to the digital data stream, Monsieur Oscar's epic journey of the soul is all of our dreams.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 55 min.
  • In Cinemas
    Friday, 28 September, 2012
    Friday, 09 November, 2012
    Wednesday, 17 October, 2012
  • UK Certificate & Consumer Advice
    (18), Contains strong nudity
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Leos Carax
  • Writer(s)
    Leos Carax
  • Studio
    Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Saturday, 26 July
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