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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 Cuarón, 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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