Paris, France (movie)

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Paris, France is a 1994[1] Canadian comedy and drama movie. It was set and filmed in Toronto, Ontario. The movie began showing in the United States in February 1995.[2]

Plot[change | change source]

A novelist and publisher named Lucy, her husband Michael, and business partner William are the owners of a small Toronto publishing company. The stability of their lives is thrown into an emotional storm when a former boxer turned writer named Sloan arrives. His first book is about to be published by the company.

Sloan gets in over his head when he goes into a steamy affair with the sexually attracted and frustrated Lucy. Lucy wants to recreate her S&M filled days in Paris, France gone by. Lucy has writer's block, which she wonders whether a weekend of sexual passion can cure.

Sloan, who is bisexual, has an affair with the openly gay William. That leads to sexual confusion for the writer.

Cast[change | change source]

Rating[change | change source]

Paris, France is rated NC-17 because of explicit sexual content and foul language.[3]

Reception[change | change source]

Paris, France has a 73% rating from the Rotten Tomatoes.[4] Variety called the movie "silly"[5]

Awards[change | change source]

The film was nominated for two Genie Awards:[6]

  • Best Achievement in Cinematography: Barry Stone
  • Best Achievement in Film Editing: Roushell Goldstein

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Paris, France 1994". The TV Guide. Retrieved August 8, 2020. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Sexy isn't Veru Sexy in Paris France". San Francisco Gate. Retrieved Oct 10, 2020. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Paris France". The Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 7, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Paris France". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved May 7, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Paris France". Variety. Retrieved May 7, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Paris France". MUBI. Retrieved May 7, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)