VenueWalter Reade Theater
Olivier Assayas’s thought-provoking, radical cyberthriller depicts the international aristocracies —and their amoral double agents—of capitalism in the early 2000s. Connie Nielsen stars as a ruthless assistant-cum-executive at an Internet company, where her insatiable ambition situates her in a bloody corporate conflict for illicit 3-D manga pornography. Featuring a deranged ambient score by Sonic Youth and an international cast including Gina Gershon, Chloë Sevigny, and Charles Berling, demonlover twists the conventions of the espionage thriller into a perceptive indictment of Internet culture and the entrepreneurs who exploit it. A 2003 Film Comment Selects selection.
This screening is part of our free weekly double features this summer to celebrate Film at Lincoln Center’s 50th anniversary. If you are interested in attending, please register (starting June 15) so we can monitor capacity. Free tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting one hour prior to each screening. Limit one ticket per person, subject to availability.
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