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Paris or Perish (2013)
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Paris or Perish (2013)
Original name: Paris à tout prix
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maya is living the ultimate fashionistas dream: she is working as a stylist for one of the French trend setters, in the capital of haute-couture: Paris. One of the IT girls of fashion, shes following her dreams until one night, when her life takes a sudden turn: shes being deported back to Morocco, after being stopped for over speeding, because her Visa expired some time ago. So in no more than 24 hours, shes deported back to her family and original country. The strong cultural shock and the judgmental differences are pushing the woman to obtain back her place in the city of dreams and her dreams, no matter the costs. But that doesn't mean she will have to return alone, as she finds other things also among her way back to the city.
Style: humorous, funny, light, inspirational, feel good, sweet, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, escapades, hopes, life turned upside down, deportation, misfit, getting home, ambition, fashion designer, society, immigrants, culture clash, muslim, brother sister relationship, childhood home, rivalry, stereotypes, relationships, women, court, adaptation, disorder, police officer, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, morocco

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