Maureen is a young American in Paris making her living as a personal shopper for a celebrity. She doesn’t enjoy the job but she hasn’t found anything better to pay her way and wait for the spirit of her recently deceased twin brother Lewis to reveal itself. She soon starts receiving strange anonymous messages on her mobile phone.
Olivier Assayas
Olivier Assayas is the author of around fifteen films. After studying art and literature, he made short films, collaborated on a number of scripts and wrote for the Cahiers du Cinema (1980–1985). He also wrote a book of interviews with Ingmar Bergman. In 1986 he directed his first film, Disorder, which won awards at the Venice Film Festival (1986) and saw him make his name as one of the most influential filmmakers of his generation. He is the director and screenwriter of Irma Vep, Clean, for which Maggie Cheung won the Best Actress Award in Cannes, the series Carlos and L’Heure d’été. At this year’s Cannes Film Festival, he presented Personal Shopper, which came away with the Best Director award.