Avenue Montaigne

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Avenue Montaigne ★★½ Fau-teuils d'Orchestre; Orchestra Seats 2006 (PG-13)

Sweet provincial gamine Jessica (De France) comes to Paris and gets a job at a cafe along the titular street. The cafe is particularly busy because three major events will be happening nearby: classical pianist Jean-Francois (Dupontel) is giving a concert; popular TV actress Catherine (Lemercier) is starring onstage; and aging businessman Jacques (Brasseur) is going to auction off his extensive art collection. Each are having personal difficulties, which come to a boil over a three-day period, with Jessica providing her common-sense reactions. French with subtitles. 100m/C DVD . FR Cecile de France, Valerie Lemercier, Albert Dupontel, Claude Brasseur, Dani, Laura Morante, Sydney Pollack, Annelise Hesme, Suzanne Flon; D: Daniele Thompson; W: Daniele Thompson; C: Jean-Marc Fabre; M: Nicola Piovani.