– “Seriously, Julien, if I were suddenly free, could you free yourself too?”
– “Say again?”
A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings.
At least the man seems to believe they were nothing.
Now under investigation by the police and the courts, Julien fails to find the words.
“Life is different when one lives it and peels it off afterwards”.
What happened? What is he accused of?
He made his debut as an actor in 1984 in a film by Otar Iosseliani, beginning an unstoppable career that has led him to work with some of the most important directors of contemporary cinema, from Arnaud Desplechin to Raúl Ruiz, including Olivier Assayas, Tsai Ming-liang, Alain Resnais, Marjane Satrapi, David Cronenberg, Guy Maddin or Wes Anderson. He has directed several feature films that have been awarded at Cannes, Mar del Plata or the César Awards, among others.
Filmography: Abrázame fuerte (2021, D’A 2022), Barbara (2017), La habitación azul (2014, D’A 2014), L’illusion comique (2010, D’A 2012), Tournée (2010), Le stade de Wimbledon (2001), Mange ta soupe (1997)