Imaging Paris: Quais de Seine

Quais de Seine is the second shhort vignette in the 2006 film Paris, je t’aime. The short was made by the husband-and-wife team of American screenwriter Paul Mayeda Berges and Indian-British director Gurinder Chadha. In it a young man (Cyril Descours) hangs out on the banks of the Seine with two friends who taunt all women who walk by. Then he unexpectedly strikes up a friendship with a young Muslim woman (Leïla Bekhti).

Paris je t’aime is comprised of eighteen short film’s, each created by a different director. Each is set in a different Paris arrondissement. The film’s Wikipedia page provides a quick crib sheet explaining who does what, and where.

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