Shall We Kiss?

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Shall We Kiss? (French Title: Un baiser s'il vous plaît) is a 2007 French romantic comedy film directed by Emmanuel Mouret and starring Virginie Ledoyen, Mouret, Julie Gayet, Michaël Cohen, Frédérique Bel and Stefano Accorsi.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

In Nantes, Gabriel meets Émilie, a married woman. The two pass an evening together, and as they are about to part ways, Gabriel asks her for a kiss. She refuses, and explains by telling him a story: In Paris, her friend Judith, happily married, has a childhood friend, Nicolas, who she still sees regularly. One day, as a solution to his lack of physical affection, Nicolas asks Judith for a platonic kiss. She accepts, and subsequently what should have been a simple act between friends without consequences becomes complicated, and the situation quickly becomes out of control.

Cast[edit]

  • Virginie Ledoyen: Judith (scientist)
  • Emmanuel Mouret: Nicolas Gimas (mathematics professor), Judith's best friend
  • Julie Gayet: Émilie (creative writer), friend of Judith's
  • Michaël Cohen: Gabriel (art restorer), Émilie's love interest
  • Frédérique Bel: Caline (airline hostess), Nicolas' girlfriend
  • Stefano Accorsi: Claudio (pharmacist), Judith's husband
  • Marie Madinier: Églantine (prostitute)
  • Mélanie Maudran: Pénélope
  • Lucciana de Vogue: Louise
  • Jacques Lafoly: waiter

Reception[edit]

The film received mostly positive reviews, scoring 76% on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]

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