What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Paris, Je T'Aime is comprised of 18 five-minute shorts that each take place in a different Paris neighborhood and all have to do with love in some way. There's plenty of adult content sprinkled throughout with strong language, some drug use, and a bit of violence. The most poignant shorts deal with loss: a mother tries to go on after losing her young son, a man dies of a stab wound in front of a woman he likes, and a man nurses his terminally ill wife until her death. Love is a major theme, of course, but so is diversity with Parisians of all stripes and backgrounds represented and celebrated.
  • Families can talk about Paris from all the perspectives shown here. Which short is your favorite? Which ones didn't grab you?
  • How did each short have to do with love? Was it harder to find this theme in some?
  • Which shorts dealt with the topic of diversity? How often do you think these Parisians are represented on film?
POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF
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