Release DateMay 04, 2007 (Limited)
StudioFirst Look International
Official Siteclick here
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Cast and Crew
DirectorCoen Brothers, Gus Van Sant, Gurinder Chadha, Wes Craven, Walter Salles, Alexander Payne
ProducerEmmanuel Benbihy, Claudie Ossard
ScreenwriterTristan Carne, Emmanuel Benbihy
- Fanny Ardant
- Juliette Binoche as Suzanne
- Steve Buscemi as The Tourist (segment "Tuileries")
- Willem Dafoe as The cow-boy (segment "2nd arrondissement")
- Gerard Depardieu
- Maggie Gyllenhaal as Liz (segment "3rd arrondissement")
- Bob Hoskins as Bob Leander (segment "9th arrondissement")
- Natalie Portman as Francine (segment 'Faubourg Saint-Denis')
- Nick Nolte as Vincent
In PARIS, JE T'AIME, celebrated directors from around the world, including Coen Brothers, Gus Van Sant, Gurinder Chadha, Wes Craven, Walter Salles, Alexander Payne, and Olivier Assayas, have come together to portray Paris in a way never before imagined.
Made by a team of contributors as cosmopolitan as the city itself, this portrait of the city is as diverse as its creators' backgrounds and nationalities. With each director telling the story of an unusual encounter in one of the city's neighbothoods, the vignettes go beyond the 'postcard' view of Paris to portray aspects of the city rarely seen on the big screen.
Racial tensions stand next to paranoid visions of the city seen from the perspective of an American tourist. A young foreign workers moves from her own domestic situation into her employer's bourgeois environs. An American starlet finds escape as she is shooting a movie. A man is torn between his wife and his lover. A young man working in a print shop sees and desires another young man. A father grapples with his complex relationship with his daughter. A couple tries to add spice to their sex life. These are but a few of the witty and serendipitious narratives that make up PARIS, JE T'AIME.
An outstanding host of actors including Natalie Portman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Fanny Ardant, Elijah Wood, Nick Nolte, Bob Hoskins, Juliette Binoche, Emily Mortimer, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Rufus Sewell, Barbet Schroeder, Ludivine Sagnier, Gena Rowlands, Miranda Richardson and Steve Buscemi, grace these vignettes with their larger-than-life personas. Their performances add even deeper resonance to this affectionate love letter to one of the world's most transcendent cities.