Irma Vep: Miniseries

Irma Vep: Miniseries

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Academy award-winner Alicia Vikander leads this miniseries from Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria), a remake of his own 1996 film of the same name. More

Mira is an American movie star disillusioned by her career and a recent breakup, who comes to France to star as “Irma Vep” in a remake of the French silent film classic, “Les Vampires.” Set against the backdrop of a lurid crime thriller, Mira struggles as the distinctions between herself and the character she plays begin to blur and merge.

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2022Rating: TV-MAUSAA24, Little Lamb Productions
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

When disillusioned A-list Hollywood actress Mira Harberg arrives in Paris... More to immerse herself in the coveted role of iconic villainous Irma Vep in a remake of Feuillade’s The Vampires, an encounter with her former lover Laurie reignites dormant passions. Meanwhile, the project’s acclaimed director Rene Vidal struggles as production woes threaten to derail his vision.

EPISODE 1.2

The Ring That Kills

Zoé attempts to connect with Mira. While production deals with... More an actor’s unusual request, Edmond and René clash.

EPISODE 1.3

Dead Man's Escape

While Mira revisits her past, René unpacks his relationship with... More his ex-wife, who once also portrayed Irma Vep.

EPISODE 1.4

The Poisoner

Mira courts offers from the productions financier and her agent... More while becoming immersed in her role. René experiences a vision and a crisis.

EPISODE 1.5
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Due: 5 Jul 2022

Hypnotic Eyes

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

EPISODE 1.6
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Due: 12 Jul 2022

The Thunder Master

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

EPISODE 1.7
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Due: 19 Jul 2022

The Spectre

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

EPISODE 1.8
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Due: 26 Jul 2022

The Terrible Wedding

:( Episode synopsis not known. Yet.

Irma Vep: Miniseries | Reviews

Charming, sexy, and laugh-out-loud funny, this is a beautifully observed satire on modern filmmaking, skewering Hollywood superhero cinema and poking fun at prestige TV.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The main charm of Irma Vep is its razor-sharp dialogue...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Irma Vep is a delightfully self-reflexive ode to the heartbreak of making and loving movies...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

(It's) ridiculously bingeable and addictive.

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Variety

Variety

It’s become a cliché, the sort Assayas would pick on in one of his films, to say that good TV rewards patience, but this show really does.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Assayas' 1996 film is a perfect masterpiece, and this reimagining is chaotic at best.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Having watched the four episodes... I can declare Irma Vep a bewildering, bewitching, brilliantly self-reflexive delight.

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Paste

Paste

Irma Vep is a strikingly unique meta-sequel.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

(A) cannily crafted and enjoyable meta investigation of today’s image culture...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This Irma Vep is loose and intellectually loopy, broad and jokey one moment and wallowing in sad self-absorption the next.

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Irma Vep: Miniseries | Release Details

Irma Vep: Miniseries is available to stream in Australia now on Foxtel and Binge.