Paris (2008)

Paris (2008)

Released: 2008
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Genre, Romance
Director: Cédric Klapisch
Starring: Joffrey Platel, Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, ,
Run time: 130 min
IMDb: 6.8/10
Country: France
Views: 42819


Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. And instead of dancing himself, it is Paris and the Parisians who dance before his eyes.
Written by
Guy Bellinger
User Reviews: To day I went to see "Paris" and hoped to win a trip to Paris from Sydney out of it! I had seen L’auberge espagnole and had no idea of the link! To top this, by accident I caught a french movie on TV to night perhaps already running for 10 minutes and it was Russian Dolls! Again I did not realise it was related, even called a Sequel to l’auberge espagnole! I enjoyed the 3 movies each on their own way. "Paris", my birth city, I did enjoy immensely, yet I could have imagine its story in any other city. Although it was nice to catch up with sites I have not seen for 25 years and left nearly 40 years ago, but to me it was very much this cocktail of people and their personal situation that moved me so much. Just like everyday life with its humor, sadness and pain all this with a comfortable music that actually did ease a little the pain. Again I thank those who write so well here and gave a concise and very interesting account of this wonderful film. I think one of these writings should appear with the main page of the film rather than tentative account like mine. Bu if by chance you are reading mine I’d like to let you know that if you go to see this movie, just go with the flow and you should not be disappointed.

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