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Paris, je t'aime

Friday, November 14, 2014  >  7 p.m.

Saturday, November 15, 2014  >  2 p.m. + 7 p.m.

Sunday, November 16, 2014  >  2 p.m.

Woodland Theater of Davies Center

An anthology feature with the world’s most romantic city as a backdrop, Paris, je t'aime is made up of 18 short films by 21 directors from around the world. The international cast includes Fanny Ardant, Juliet Binoche, Steve Buscemi, Gerard Depardieu, Ben Gazzara, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emily Mortimer, Nick Nolte, Natalie Portman, Miranda Richardson, Gena Rowlands, Rufus Sewell and Elijah Wood.

Los Angeles Times film critic Carina Chocano described the film as "less a travelogue than a kaleidoscopic view of the many moods the city inspires — and they are sundry ... Some installments are less inspiring, and one or two could qualify as missteps. But Paris, je t’aime has something going for it that not every movie can claim: It always has Paris."

Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire International Film Society

Admission is free at the door with a Blugold Card or an International Film Society membership. Community members may buy an individual IFS membership for $4; a family membership costs $10. The annual memberships are available at the Service Center, 715-836-3727, in Davies Center’s east lobby.

FILM INFORMATION

France + Liechtenstein + Switzerland + Germany 2006
120 minutes
Color + Black and white
In French subtitled in English
Rated R for language and brief drug use
Directors:
Olivier Assayas … Quartier des Enfants Rouges
Frédéric Auburtin + Gérard Depardieu … Quartier Latin
Gurinder Chadha … Quais de Seine
Sylvain Chomet … Tour Eiffel
Ethan Coen + Joel Coen … Tuileries
Isabel Coixet … Bastille
Wes Craven … Pere-Lachaise
Alfonso Cuarón … Parc Monceau
Christopher Doyle … Porte de Choisy
Richard LaGravenese … Pigalle
Vincenzo Natali … Quartier de la Madeleine
Alexander Payne … 14e arrondissement
Bruno Podalydès … Montmartre
Walter Salles + Daniela Thomas … Loin du 16e
Oliver Schmitz … Place des Fetes
Nobuhiro Suwa … Place des Victoires
Tom Tykwer … Faubourg Saint-Denis
Gus Van Sant … Le Marais

MORE INFORMATION

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