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Directed by Léos Carax

2012 in French with English subtitles


115 minutes


Numerous U.S. film critics—including the Houston Film Critics Society—voted Holy Motors the best foreign film of 2012. Join the shadowy Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) on his rollicking, soulful journey by limousine through the streets of Paris as he transforms into multiple characters for a series of mysterious “appointments” as a captain of industry, assassin, beggar, monster, and family man. Léos Carax’s mirthful, mind-bending masterwork is a ravishing fever dream of becoming, unraveling, and starting all over again.

“. . . an exhilarating hybrid of comedy, melodrama, science fiction, crime thriller, and musical romance. Wholly mysterious and impossibly lovely, this mad hatter’s monsterpiece might be the best film of the year.” Village Voice