Recently, on a whim, I bought a DVD of a movie I’ve never seen before. I never buy movies that I’ve never seen, merely because I don’t want to risk wasting my money on something that may turn out to be crap. But a few months ago, while strolling through the aisles at ASDA, something caught my eye.
It was a movie titled Paris Je T’aime (Paris, I love you). Up until this point, I had vaguely heard about it somewhere (my memory only serving to recall a thread of positive sentiment) but I had no idea what the movie was about.
It turns out that Paris Je T’aime is a collection of 18 short films by notable directors like Wes Craven and Gérard Depardieu. It really is a piece of art. There’s one particular short film (has to be my favourite short film of all time) titled Quais De Seine, directed by Gurinder Chadha who’s more famous for titles like Bend it like Beckham.
This story makes me wish I could meet a Frenchman that says InshaAllah too. I would urge everyone who has the bandwidth and 6 minutes to spare to check it out if you haven’t already seen it.