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Review : Paris Je T’aime

Paris, je t’aime is a 2006 film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities including American, British and French. The title translates as “Paris, I love you”. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements (parts of Paris). The 21 directors include Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Joel and Ethan Coen, Wes Craven, Alfonso CuarĂ³n, Alexander Payne, Tom Tykwer, Walter Salles and Gus Van Sant.

~ From wikipedia.

This is an old movie and I watched it sometime last year on DVD. So why am I writing a review? Well, GSC is currently showing this movie in its International Screens. Yeap, finally! After 2 years, we can finally watch it here. On the big screen.

As mentioned in the summary (above) its all short stories of how people are in love – it could be 2 strangers on the street, a young mother has to travel far just to take care of other people’s children to make money to care for her own, a blend of cultures, the heartbreak of a mother over the death of her son, love at first sight, etc etc. Mostly in french but also has a smattering of other languages – English, Cantonese and Spanish was the few I noticed.

I dragged Mr Distraction to watch it when we were at Midvalley the other day – there wasn’t anything else interesting to watch anyway – so he was up for it because I was so excited to see it. He fell asleep during the movie tho – from boredom or tiredness, I don’t know. Too artsy fartsy for him perhaps. Tickets were pretty cheap tho- RM8.00 as compared to normal RM10-11.

Don’t forget to watch these stories of love, in the city of love. Oui?

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