Olivier Assayas's International Trilogy

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"From his days as a critic, when he specialized in f/x movies and the hypermodern cinema coming from the Pacific Rim, Olivier Assayas has been a figure uniquely attentive and responsive to the changing face of the world, and human relationships, amidst ongoing globalization. Assayas’s unofficial “international” trilogy tracks the frictionless movement of bodies and capital (currency, culture, sex) across continents, through a sinister landscape of hotel rooms and business parks that are everywhere the same."-Metrograph