This movie (called Priceless in my own civilized tongue), appropriately, is rather like a champagne cocktail. It’s fizzy, it’s charming, you’re not paying attention, and you slightly regret it later. That’s really it. Audrey Tautou is a precariously kept woman, Gad Elmaleh is a waiter. Misunderstandings occur. Yadda yadda yadda. You come out of this movie sort of wishing you were rich and could stay in fancy hotels and drink cocktails with umbrellas in and stick them in your updo when you’re done, but not really because you could just drink gin in your chair at home like a normal person, not having to sell your body or soul to do so.

Gad Elmaleh is his bumbling, appealing self; Audrey Tautou is still gamine and gorgeous. France looks nice too.

Oh, and you probably want a Vespa.

Director: Pierre Salvadori
Rating: PG-13, but the French kind, with extra nudity
Length: 106 min.
Score: 2/5. It’s capably made and catchy, like a good pop song. I will forget it tomorrow.

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