The Girl From Paris
The Girl From Paris (2002)

Two stories intertwined into one, The Girl from Paris -- a box-office success in France -- introduces us to Sandrine, a young Parisienne who ditches her computer job to fulfill her lifelong dream of living on a farm. When she finds a farm… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

... a realistic portrait of rural life.

Michael Booth
Denver Post

May linger in the mind as a postcard collection of alluring mountain scenery, but there's not much in the way of lingering alpenglow at movie's end.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It's a small, simple movie, but, by the end, you feel like you've met two people you'd enjoy hanging with.

Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Pokey and maybe a bit too sincere, but it has its own integrity.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Slow-moving but utterly delightful.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Serrault's got all the appropriate nuances of this old codger down pat. I'm beginning to get the impression that it's who he is.

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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

It is a nice character study of two people locked into themselves in different ways, and the slow path they each take to recognize their interdependence.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

What director and cowriter Christian Carion has done with the film is give us a genuine feel for the simple joys, disappointments and mind-numbing routine of rural life.

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Jake Euker

excluded me at a basic level from its opening scenes on; when it was over, I felt as though I'd never made it in

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "The Girl from Paris", Adrien(Michel Serrault) owns and works on an isolated farm and feels that it is time to retire. He… More
Dimitris Springer
Cheap nuance of country struggle.Oh,but crowds loved Carion's (utterly dull) Merry Christmas,isn't that a genre delicacy?Seigner is trying,she really… More