PARIS PARADIS (Dear Paris)

France / 2024 / 90 min / French with English subtitles / Dark Comedy

What makes life worth living? In a set of interconnected stories, several Paris residents see their lives turned upside down when death knocks at their door: a narcissistic Italian opera singer (Monica Bellucci) wakes up at the morgue only to realize her own passing came unnoticed; a British stuntman (Ben Aldridge) finds himself questioning his own profession when his son suffers an accident; an eccentric elderly Colombian woman (Rossy de Palma) makes a pact with death itself… While each character strives to reconnect with what matters most, the city of light, love and endless possibility shines brighter than ever.

DIRECTOR: Marjane Satrapi is a French-Iranian graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author. Her best-known works include the graphic novel Persepolis and its film adaptation, the graphic novel Chicken with Plums, Woman, Life, Freedom and the Marie Curie biopic Radioactive.  

Contact: The Festival Agency, Paris

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DIRECTOR(S): Marjane Satrapi
SCREENWRITER(S): Marjane Satrapi, Marie Madinier
PRODUCER(S): Isaac Sharry
CAST: Monica Bellucci, André Dussollier, Roschdy Zem, Eduardo Noriega, Rossy de Palma, Alex Lutz

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