This week we flash back to 2009 for the Jean-Pierre Jeunet film, Micmacs. His follow up to Amélie and A Very Long Engagement didn’t gain the stateside traction that those films did, but it stuck in Lauren’s memory from way back when. Packed full of beautiful images, lovely music and whimsy, Micmacs, at its best, sings. At its worst, it feels like it could have gone deeper. Still, Junet executes what he’s going for here, and you will be hard pressed to find many films more charming; unless you can’t handle shenanigans.
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0:01:00 Why Micmacs?, Silent Influences, More Backstory
0:09:00 The Good In People, Lauren Keeps Finding Reasons To Like Less
0:15:00 Yeah, More Backstory; Favorite Bits; Some Praise For The Cast
0:20:00 Favs And Missed Opportunities