The comparison is inevitable: French director Olivier Assayas's wonderful, low-budget film about the making of a low-budget film is bound to be compared to Francois Truffaut's classic DAY FOR NIGHT, and Assayas's auspicious casting of nouvelle vague
Jean-Pierre Leaud only encourages the comparison. But that's really where the similarities end. Assayas is less concerned with the exigencies of filmmaking than with basic human behavior: how a group of apparently similar people act when put in an extremely stressful situation. Leaud stars as Rene
Vidal, a once highly regarded filmmaker trying to save his career with a feature-length remake of Louis Feuill...