Mr. X

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  • Summary: In France, the image of a mysterious, solitary filmmaker - a cineaste maudit - who flees from both the media and the public, is unrelentingly bound to the figure of Leos Carax. Elsewhere, the focus is on his films, and he is considered to be an icon of world cinema. Mr. X dives into theIn France, the image of a mysterious, solitary filmmaker - a cineaste maudit - who flees from both the media and the public, is unrelentingly bound to the figure of Leos Carax. Elsewhere, the focus is on his films, and he is considered to be an icon of world cinema. Mr. X dives into the poetic and visionary world of an artist who was already a cult figure from his very first film. Punctuated by interviews and unseen footage, this documentary is most of all a fine-tuned exploration of the poetic and visionary world of Leos Carax. Expand

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  1. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Aug 14, 2014
    70
    Though Ms. Louise-Salomé’s film strikes a potentially irritating pose as a kind of artistic séance — shrouding interviewees in shadow, conjuring up clips with the drifting rhythm of the unconscious — it delivers articulate insights and has an elegant construction.
  2. Reviewed by: Guy Lodge
    Aug 14, 2014
    70
    Alluring if not especially illuminating.
  3. Reviewed by: Boyd van Hoeij
    Aug 14, 2014
    70
    An enticing, if not extremely insightful, overview of the maverick filmmaker’s work.
  4. Reviewed by: Carson Lund
    Aug 11, 2014
    63
    For a life beyond mere DVD supplementary material, the film could use a dose of rigor to balance out its steady stream of congratulatory pit stops.

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