The new film Personal Shopper starring Kristen Stewart is being hailed by critics and fans as one of the greatest thrillers ever made. It came out of nowhere earlier this year and has gained momentum and buzz ever since its first screening. The movie is written and directed by rising French filmmaker Olivier Assayas. The picture absolutely dominated conversation at the Cannes Film Festival and won the events coveted Best Director prize. It has since caught the eye of several large studios seeking to distribute the new dramatic horror film.
Here’s the plot. A young woman working in France as the personal shopper to a major celebrity becomes stalked by an unseen malevolent force. Is it a ghost from the past, or someone hiding just around the corner?
Personal Shopper is definitely turning heads and getting rave reviews from top critics. Universal has taken notice as Variety reports the major film studio has recently acquired the rights to distribute the film in several territories around the world.
Personally, I can’t wait to see Personal Shopper. Kristen Stewart’s maturation has been impressive since her run as Bella in the Twilight franchise. There’ nothing tween, young adult or kitsch about her current film. Let’s hope this talented young actress continues on her current trajectory for many years to come.
Here’s a look at the trailer for Personal Shopper.