Olivier ASSAYAS (Director) 

Olivier ASSAYAS, born in Paris on January 25th 1955 is the writer and director of some twenty features.
After studying art and literature, he made short films, wrote screenplays (notably for André Téchiné) and contributed film theory, journalism and criticism to French film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma. His films have brought him international recognition, ever since his debut “Disorder“ was awarded at the 1986 Venice Mostra.
He has also published various books dealing both with cinema and autobiography.
The most recent « Un Voyage – Marseille-Rio 1941 » resurrecting the war writings of his father and a series of missing photos of Germaine KRULL is currently the subject of an exhibition at the prestigious Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles.