Something In The Air
A semi-autobiographical drama from director Olivier Assayas set in 1970s Paris
Hurt plays a janitor smitten with TV reporter Weaver. Coincidentally, a murder in his building brings the pair together and he goes to great lengths to keep her interested, in both the story and him. However, problems arise when the real killers (notably Plummer) get wind of their relationship.
Weaver and Hurt make an attractive pair, while Yates' follow-up to Breaking Away (also written by Tesich) is both offbeat and full of suspense.
Film4.com editor Catherine Bray catches a morning screening of Sideways director Alexander Payne's Nebraska at Cannes. In 1985, Alexander Payne made a short film called Carmen, which relocated the th
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