We gave it a B-
The French director Cédric Klapisch is a glib wizard at weaving folks together, but there are too many secondhand characters roving through Paris, his latest ensemble piece. There’s the young man (Romain Duris) who may have a fatal heart condition; his caretaker sister (Juliette Binoche); the jaded professor (Fabrice Luchini) who stalks a student (and embarrasses us with his ”rock dancing”); his polar-opposite brother (François Cluzet) — all diagrammed to evoke the old/young, archaic/modern paradox of life in Paris. But there’s no denying that it all plays. B?
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