Notre Dame de Paris: The Musical

Notre-Dame de Paris is a French-Québécois musical that debuted in Paris in September 1998. Based on novelist Victor Hugo’s Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame), it has been performed in more than 17 countries and in seven different languages. Even better, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, Notre Dame de Paris broke the record for the most successful musical in its first … Continue reading Notre Dame de Paris: The Musical

Casse-Tête Chinois

The first French movie I ever saw was L’Auberge Espagnole, back when I was still a student in high school. One of my favorite French films to date, this film is about 25-year-old Xavier (Romain Duris), who decides to spend a year in Barcelona, completing a Master’s Degree in Economics while also improving his Spanish. During his year abroad he lives in a Spanish Apartment … Continue reading Casse-Tête Chinois

Catching Fire: N’oublie pas qui est l’ennemi

Until a few minutes ago, I was literally almost dying of anticipation over here in France. Hunger Games: Catching Fire came out last week in the United States, and of course since all of my USA besties are die-hards they saw it at midnight. But, Catching Fire still does not come out in France until the 27th of November! About a week ago, Catching Fire … Continue reading Catching Fire: N’oublie pas qui est l’ennemi

Going to the Cinema in France- VO vs VF

Going to the cinema can be complicated in France. There are a few choices to make beforehand, specifically on if you are going to see the movie in V.O. (Version Originale, or Original Version, aka the language in which the movie was created, such as English, German, etc. but with French subtitles) or in V.F. (Version française, aka French Version, which means the film is … Continue reading Going to the Cinema in France- VO vs VF