Portraits Chinois
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In this comedy, layers and layers of personal lies provide the glue that holds a trendy, shallow group of Parisians together. The story centers on Ada, a deeply indebted, but promising young fashion designer who has just purchased an apartment with her lover and holds a housewarming party to celebrate. The bulk of the story unfolds episodically as assorted neurotic characters come to call and begin to intermingle.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Talky French comedy is like Woody Allen with an accent -- but minus the laughs."
‑ James Rocchi, Netflix
"These snapshots, if not portraits, of arty Parsian yuppies are worth a look."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"Typically brooding, complex French relationship movie, but who knew Bonham Carter could pass for Gallic?"
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"The various lovers in this French film learn that their relationships need pruning, watering, and weeding."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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