French director Olivier Assayas will touch down at Zurich Film Festival (Sept 22 - Oct 2) this year to receive the event’s tribute award and present his metaphysical thriller Personal Shopper, which is screening as part of a retrospective of his works.
Starring Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart as a psychic young woman trying to connect with her dead twin brother in Paris, it was one of the most anticipated titles at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year where it played in competition.
It is the second time Assayas has worked with Stewart - after Clouds Of Sils Maria - and rumours abound about a potential third collaboration.
“For now there’s nothing in the pipeline,” Assayas told Screen. “Today, I don’t have a project to propose to her although I would love to have one. I don’t rule