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2 Days in Paris (2007)

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Marion and Jack try to rekindle their relationship with a visit to Paris, home of Marion's parents -- and several of her ex-boyfriends.

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Rose - Marion's Sister
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Manu (as Alex Nahon)
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Taxi Driver with Jack Russel
Antar Boudache ...
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2 Jours - 2 Days follows two days in the relationship of a New York based couple - a French photographer Marion and American interior designer Jack - as they attempt to re-infuse their relationship with romance by taking a vacation in Europe. Their trip to Venice didn't really work out, - they both came down with gastroenteritis. They have higher hopes for Paris. But the combination of Marion's overbearing non-English-speaking parents, flirtatious ex-boyfriends, and Jack's obsession with photographing every famous Parisian tombstone and conviction that French condoms are too small, only adds fuel to the fire. Will they be able to salvage their relationship? Will they ever have sex again? Or will they merely manage to perfect the art of arguing? Written by Rezo Distribution

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He knew Paris was for lovers. He just didn't think they were all hers.

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31 August 2007 (USA)  »

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$173,641 (USA) (10 August 2007)

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$4,432,981 (USA) (30 November 2007)
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Because of his commitment to the film Deja Vu (2006), Julie Delpy was unsure if Adam Goldberg would be available to be in her film. She was forced to push back shooting to accommodate his schedule but he eventually arrived on set, twelve hours late. See more »

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When Marion tells Jack she doesn't use that thermometer in the mouth, Jack spits it out and it falls near the side wall, but Marion picks it up from the bed. See more »

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Jack: Can I use this thermometer?
[puts it in the mouth]
Marion: I usually don't use this one in the mouth. I mean...
Jack: Oh, come on! What is wrong with you?
Marion: What? It's a french thermometer.
Jack: Are you 5? You still use the thermometer up your ass?
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References Junior (1994) See more »

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Written & Performed by Marc Collin
Nouvelle Vague feat. Julie Delpy
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Quite enjoyable
7 July 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I must say that this not a boring film at all, although I found the endless little quarrels a bit tiresome. It is hard, though, for a non-French person to judge just how much of all this is meant to portray the character of "the French" (if anything like that exists) and how much is mere parody exploiting and playing with the cliché that French people always think about love and sex. For example, is Marion's father supposed to be a prototype or simply a caricature? Knowing this would be of great help in evaluating this movie.

On the other hand, the film is very balanced in its attempt to weigh Marion's delight in experiment against Jack's conservative rationalism with regard to relationships. In other respects, of course, Jack is not rational at all, for example concerning his hypochondria. Whether one wants to call him touchy and easily offended will probably also depend on whether you think that, in the first place, he is being treated badly by all those slightly crazy Parisians or whether you would rather want to say that he is a bit stiff and inhibited.

In any case, this is a nice little film about the difficult task to lead a cross-national relationship and about the fact that thinking you know your partner is not the same as knowing her or his culture.

But don't expect to see a romance like in "Before Sunrise"!!


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