Walk: Cinema Club (L'Atelier or The Workshop), Japantown
Distance: 2.3 miles, Yoga
Somehow Ciwt never quite appreciates the Frenchiness of many French movies. Today's Cinema Club selection, The Workshop, was no exception. It's a disjointed political commentary/ thriller/etc about today's disaffected (and more) French youth. It has good acting and many excellent scenes and (spoiler alert) even a happyish ending, but there were too many blanks for Ciwt. Probably they needed to be filled in with Frenchy/Camus/Existential sensibilities, but instead Ciwt looked at her watch or gave up striving for a connection and waited for the next scene. But the plot tension, cinematography and acting kept her in her seat, so she thinks 'Give it a try.' N'est Pas?