During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (Willem Dafoe) develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin (Oscar Isaac), van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.
Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother's madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life. Language: French (Russian, Hebrew) / Subtitles: Finnish
Arnaud Desplechin and Mathieu Amalric revisit the adventures of Paul Dedalus in this marvelously vivid coming-of-age drama. Amalric mostly hovers around the periphery of this feature-length flashback, taking a backseat to young leads Quentin Dolmaire and Lou Roy-Lecollinet (both making a superb screen debut) in a roving, restless tale of unhappy childhood, amateur espionage and agonizing first love.
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune - all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.
Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric star in this French-language film from Roman Polanski, about an auditioning actress turning the tables on her director. Roman Polanski’s penchant for psychosexual mind games conducted in claustrophobic spaces is deliciously revisited in Venus in Fur (La Vénus à la Fourrure), adapted in French and yet mostly faithful to American playwright David Ives’ Broadway hit of the same name.
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.
Joachim (Mathieu Amalric), a Parisian producer had left everything behind – his children, few friends and plenty of enemies, occasional lovers and frequent regrets. He bounces back with a team of American New Burlesque strip-tease performers whom Joachim has fed fantasies of tour of France, of Paris! Travelling from port to port, the curvaceous showgirls invent an extravagant fantasy world, while living in cheap hotels with their endless elevator-music. Dream of last grand show in Paris goes up in smoke when old sins come back to haunt Joachim.
An adventure set in the early party of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions. Directed by: Luc Besson Cast: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul Rouve, Jacky Nercessian, Philippe Nahon, Nicolas Giraud, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
The Vuillards shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. But can a Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, finally bring peace their clan? Directed by: Arnaud Desplechin Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Anne Consigny, Amanuele Devos, Chiara Mastroianni, Emile Berling
Quantum Of Solace continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (Daniel Craig) in Casino Royale. On a mission that leads him to Austria, Italy and South America, Bond discovers that ruthless business man Dominic Greene is conspiring to take total control of one of the world's most important natural resources. 007 must keep one step ahead of the CIA, the terrorists and even M, to unravel Greene's sinister plan and stop his organization. Directed by: Marc Forster Cast: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Jesper Christensen, Giancarlo Giannini, Joaquin Cosio
In 1995 at the age of 43, Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind. Directed by: Julian Schnabel Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Niels Arestrup, Olatz Lopez Garmendia, Jean-Pierre Cassel