Paris 13th Denver Film Festival 2021

Denver Film Festival Artistic Director Matt Campbell is once again offering his must-have picks for each day of the event, which runs through November 14. Read on for his take on Tuesday, November 9th: Paris, 13th arrondissement.

Paris 13th / The Olympics
Directed by Jacques Audiard
4:15 p.m. Tuesday 9 November
AMC House 4

Matt Campbell sees Paris, 13th arrondissement like “very millennial. It’s about twenty-some people who discover things, navigate their love life in Paris.”

The cast includes Noémie Merlant, known to arthouse audiences for her memorable turn in the strike of 2019 Portrait of a Lady on Fire. Campbell points out that Merlant’s first film, Mi Iubita, My Love, is also part of the DFF range; click for details on screening times November 11 and 12.

As for the three main characters of Paris, 13th arrondissement, they are “involved in a love triangle”, he notes. “It’s based on different short stories that are intertwined, and there’s this kind of stopped development: being young in the big city and having a lousy job, but having big dreams and hoping to get caught up in this funny thing called love.”

Here is the trailer of Paris, 13th arrondissement:
Click to ticket information and more details on the 44th Denver Film Festival, including how to access certain selections online.

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