After a string of interesting but never quite satisfying films, from the properly perverse adaptation of George Bataille's Ma Mere
to the popular Nouvelle Vague homage DANS PARIS, attempts something really daring -- a modern-day musical set in Paris. The result is a bittersweet trifle one can conceivably fall in love with, and Honore's best film so far.
Young Parisian journalist Ismael (Louis Garrel) has found himself in a position many men his age would envy: His long-time, 28-year-old girlfriend Julie (Ludivine Sangier) has actually encouraged him to invite his beautiful co-worker, Alice (Clotilde Hesme), to join them in a menage-a-trois. Julie cla...