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VIFF 2017: Maison du Bonheur

What defines a person? A beautiful apartment, a smile, a collection of shoes, memories? A Canadian filmmaker in Paris spends a month unraveling and illuminating one woman's life. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart

Shakespeare & Company, Paris, is one of "The World’s Coolest Bookstores," one of "The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World"—or both at once. Read more

Michael Hayward's Blog

VIFF 2016: "Personal Shopper"

Kristen Stewart stars in a new film from French director Olivier Assayas, in a story that genetically recombines elements of both the thriller and horror genres. Read more

Michael Hayward's Blog

Thad McIlroy reviews Paris Nocturne by Patrick Modiano, a Nobel Prize-winning author. Read more

Reviews

Down and Out 1 in Old Paris

An absorbing new book from Luc Santé, documenting the unsavoury underside of old Paris; and a deluxe DVD and Blu-ray box set of Jacques Rivette's "Out 1" (1971), his legendary 12 hour and 53 minute film of the French "nouvelle vague." Read more

Michael Hayward's Blog

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