A Paris Education

  • 2018
  • France
  • 2h 17min
  • Directed by: Jean-Paul Civeyrac
  • Cast: Andranic Manet, Diane Rouxel, Jenna Thiam
  • Language: French

Étienne (Manet) is a young film student in Paris who spends his time discussing aesthetics and artistic integrity with his fellow students. Meandering, melancholy and pretentious, it’s also a portrait of young lives filled with a sense of endless possibility.

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A Paris Education

10 Feb 20203 stars

Sombre and engaging but somewhat pretentious portrait of student life from Jean-Paul Civeyrac

Jean-Paul Civeyrac's A Paris Education (Mes Provinciales) may be set in the present but it feels steeped in nostalgia for the French New Wave. Shot in black and white, it follows the early days of an aspiring auteur as he leaves Lyon to attend film…

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