The Girl From Paris Reviews

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January 29, 2020
As the romanticized vision of quaint farm life melts away, The Girl From Paris eventually proves more meaningful and far more subtle than it first appears.
August 23, 2008
June 14, 2007
... a realistic portrait of rural life.
June 14, 2007
It's a small, simple movie, but, by the end, you feel like you've met two people you'd enjoy hanging with.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
August 30, 2005
March 31, 2005
December 26, 2004
Serrault's got all the appropriate nuances of this old codger down pat. I'm beginning to get the impression that it's who he is.
December 5, 2004
excluded me at a basic level from its opening scenes on; when it was over, I felt as though I'd never made it in
April 5, 2004
Carion has concocted a simple story for complex times, one that realistically examines the passing of the torch from a traditionalist to a neophyte
February 8, 2004
January 30, 2004
[Carion] has honestly involving characters, and does not shirk the necessarily rude side of agri-life.
December 26, 2003
Pokey and maybe a bit too sincere, but it has its own integrity.
December 18, 2003
It is a nice character study of two people locked into themselves in different ways, and the slow path they each take to recognize their interdependence.
December 13, 2003
May linger in the mind as a postcard collection of alluring mountain scenery, but there's not much in the way of lingering alpenglow at movie's end.
November 22, 2003
A dance to a post-war ditty shared by old man who misses the daughter he never knew--and a young woman who identifies him as the father of her imagined past.
November 21, 2003
Slow-moving but utterly delightful.
November 7, 2003
Seigner and Serrault give sweet, satisfying performances.
October 17, 2003
What director and cowriter Christian Carion has done with the film is give us a genuine feel for the simple joys, disappointments and mind-numbing routine of rural life.
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