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Films By Leos Carax

A youthful, anarchic film from 26-year-old French director Leos Carax, a crime thriller that turns into a tale of unrequited love. ... "Paris, a few years before the beginning of the 21st century. Nothing's really changed (the water, the bridges, a few trees, the stars...) except for the carriages ... Read more
“In many ways [Carax's] most purely delightful work - bittersweet, haunting, and as original and eccentric as homage movies get, infusing arch neo-Godard poetics with grace notes cribbed from Griffith, Chaplin, and Cocteau.” - Village Voice ... In his second feature, Leos Carax delivers a ... Read more
Leos Carax's feature debut is a moody, offbeat tale arousing considerable controversy wherever it has screened - a paradoxical film where innovation and tradition confront each other mercilessly from beginning to end. ... Alex is a 22 year old "enfant terrible", determined to leave his mark on art ... Read more
“Shot in luminous black and white, Boy Meets Girl moves with the youthful, anarchic spirit of Godard's early work, endlessly detouring through surreal comedy, romantic philosophizing, and spontaneous flights of fancy.” - AV Club ... The essence of the French nouvelle vague movement comes ... Read more
“Represents everything that cinema ought to be: poetic, unpractised in following convention and filled with mystery.” - Screen Comment ... Leos Carax has been doing audience's heads in since his debut feature Boy Meets Girl (MIFF 84) and he doesn't hold back with this, his latest. The talk of ... Read more
This vivid, visceral journey through the vagabond experience is one of the classics of early 90s French cinema. ... Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris, provides the setting for this alternative love story that comprises Leos Carax's third film. Indeed, the problems that plagued the director in ... Read more
“A noisy epic swirl of breast-beating, hair-tearing angst and portentous symbolism.” - New York Times ... Ever the champion of creative cinematic experiences over traditional structures and narratives, enigmatic auteur Leos Carax added another outlaw romance to his oeuvre with Pola X - a loose ... Read more
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