Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Kisses from Paris: Two Young Lovers Kiss Their Way Around Paris

Kisses from Paris: Two Young Lovers Kiss Their Way Around Paris

Kisses from Paris is a dreamily sexy three-minute short film by the French filmmaker Yvan Attal, a tribute to Paris, its young lovers and its street life. The film’s a journey off the beaten track, taking in sights tourists tend to miss: there’s a rock concert in the Château de Vincennes, as well as footage shot around the Bibliothèque Nationale, the Palais du Tokyo and the flea market at Saint Ouen.

It shows the multi-cultural side of Paris, its art and music scenes, and the actors are young, beautiful and appealingly scruffy. They meet, fall for each other, and spend the day wandering around with their hormones raging, while Rufus Wainwright sings a melancholy tune in the background. “I don’t want to leave Paris,” moans the young woman in between passionate kisses.

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