Closing Night Gala / International premiere

We’ll Never Have Paris

  • Simon Helberg, Jocelyn Towne /
  • USA /
  • 2014 /
  • 91 mins

Simon Helberg, Melanie Lynskey, Maggie Grace, Zachary Quinto, Alfred Molina / Fiction / English

How does someone epically screw up the perfect relationship with the love of their life right before attempting to propose to her? Based on a true story, unfortunately, the hyper-neurotic Quinn Berman has a quarter-life crisis when his coworker, Kelsey, a tall, hot blonde, who once modeled for a Mervyn's catalog, confesses her love for him, all just moments before he plans to propose to his girlfriend, Devon.

Quinn impulsively leaves Devon for a brand new life with Kelsey. Almost instantaneously, he regrets this decision and runs straight back to Devon. However, moments after winning her back, he can't help but admit his infidelities with Kelsey. Devon takes off for Paris to "find herself," but not before instructing Quinn to sew his oats. Quinn unsuccessfully attempts to follow her orders, seeking advice from his eccentric, sage-like best friend, Jameson, but only has Devon in his heart.

Thus, in an act of chivalry, Quinn follows Devon to Paris, only to discover that she has developed feelings for a French violin virtuoso. Weeping his way through all the Parisian monuments, Quinn will stop at nothing to win back his love, a pursuit that is fraught with many pitfalls, namely that the forsaken Kelsey decides to also follow Quinn to Paris to win him back.

This is a film for all the people who don’t have the story of the “perfect proposal.” We'll Never Have Paris is a clumsy and at once human account of screwing up on a transcontinental level in a noble effort to win back "the one". [12A]

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