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The French comic stars Eric Judor and Ramzy Bedia are pretty much complete unknowns on this side of the Atlantic, but I know them from seeing their earlier movie "La Tour Montparnasse Infernale" (a.k.a. "Don't Die Too Hard!") many years ago. I thought that earlier movie was kind of cheap, sometimes in questionable taste at times, and not terribly funny... though I did feel that Eric and Ramzy were charming and talented enough to deserve a better project. So when I stumbled across the Eric and Ramzy movie "Seuls Two" on Netflix (with its English title being "2 Alone In Paris"), I decided to give it a chance.
Well, I can say that this movie is a major improvement in every department you can think of. It had good production values, it only drifts into questionable taste briefly, but most importantly, it is pretty funny. It's pretty goofy slapstick kind of humor, but it is accessible for the most part whether or not you are from France. There are a few gags that don't translate well, and the plot does have some confusing touches here and there, almost as if the filmmakers didn't have enough money to shoot some key linking footage. But the upbeat and agreeable attitude combined with the gags that work make the movie work despite its weaknesses. It's a good film to show someone who thinks that all foreign films are artistic bores.
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