Movie Review: Café de Flore - Metro US

Movie Review: Café de Flore

Genre: Drama

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Stars: Vanessa Paradis, Kevin Parent, Helene Florent


The two stories that make up Café de Flore, are bound together by a song called Café de Flore.

More importantly, however, is the idea of the uncompromising power of true love that connects the stories of a jet-setting Montreal disc jockey (Kevin Parent) and the single mother (Vanessa Paradis) of a Down syndrome child.

The main pleasure here is watching Paradis throw glamour out the window and deliver a gritty, but lovingly rendered performance as a protective mother.

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