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Maggie Cheung players herself in Olivier Assayas' spiky satire of the French film industry. After seeing her in Johnny To's Heroic Trio, past-his-prime director Rene Vidal (Jean-Pierre Leaud) impetuously casts Cheung as the lead in his remake of the silent classic Les Vampires. With freesheeling cinematography choreographed to the strains of Sonic Youth and Luna, this film immerses the viewer into the heady desperation and l'amour fou of modern moviemaking. Extras include 20 page booklet with essays on Cheung and Les Vampires director Louis Feuillade by Assayas, essay by critic Kent Jones, audio commentary with Assayas and critic Jean-Michel Frodon, short film by Assayas, French trailer, on-set footage.