Someone Somewhere

From The Distrib Films Collection

Directed by Cédric Klapisch

110 minutes / Color
French / English subtitles
Release: 2019
Copyright: 2018

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In this Parisian bittersweet romance from Cédric Klapisch, warehouse employee Rémy (François Civil) and research assistant Mélanie (Ana Girardot) have never met, but they live parallel lives: they reside in neighboring apartment buildings, ride the same subway route, and are troubled by bouts of insomnia and depression. Their days punctuated by unfulfilling jobs, they seek meaningful romantic and platonic connection. As they stumble through psychotherapy, dating apps, fainting spells, and family visits, the seemingly star-crossed duo orbit around each other but remain just out of reach. Klapisch spins a delicate “what-if” from their compartmentalization, exploring our increasingly hermetic modern urban life.

“[Klapish has] this singular knack for examining with SENSITIVITY and DETAIL the relationship highs and lows of the 40-and-under crowd.” —Variety

“ENTERTAINING slow-burn Parisian romance.” —The Guardian

“A sweet urban tale about today’s youth.” —Premiere

“Ana Girardot’s and Francois Civil’s performances are vibrant.” —Au feminin

“Love and Fate, a winning combination by Klapisch.” —RTL

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Select Accolades

  • French Film Festival 2019, London
  • Hof International Film Festival 2019, Munich


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