Binge-worthy: Cult movie Irma Vep remade into series with oddball charm

Alicia Vikander stars in Irma Vep, a remake of French director Olivier Assayas' 1996 film of the same name. PHOTO: HBO GO
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French director Olivier Assayas pulls off a beguiling remake of his cult movie, Irma Vep (1996), a film-within-a-film that starred Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung as the lead in a French production slowly spiralling into chaos.

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