‘The Eddy’ On Netflix Shows The Gritty Jazzy Reality Of Paris

The first two episodes were directed by ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle.

The new mini-series The Eddy has just been released on Netflix. The first two episodes were directed by La La Land director Damien Chazelle. This is no La La Land. The Eddy is certainly not a romance told through musical dancing numbers. It is a series that aspires to be gritty and true to Parisian living, without falling into the stereotypical postcard image of the city of lights.

The Eddy begins in a jazz club. A handheld camera follows a waiter as the house band performs on stage. The camera swirls from one side to the other, framing each band member in some very strange angles until it turns its attention to the audience, and settles on one man in particular, the main character of the series.

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‘La La Land’ opens Philly film fest with joyous song-and-dance love story

Anxiously awaiting La La Land! Read on – MS/PasDeMerde

What would the world be like if everyone, every now and then, just broke into song? Trapped in bumper-to-bumper traffic? Climb out of the car, kick up your heels, belt out a tune.

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