Gil and his fiancée tour the city of love separately whilst on vacation in Paris. Gil meets a a group of strange revellers who take him back in time to the Jazz Age. The more time he spends in the past, the more dissatisfied he becomes with the present.
A self-reflexive look at the danger & discontents of nostalgia, Woody Allen’s wistful, ironic comedy doubles as a bonafide who’s-who of 20th century Modernism. Featuring tongue-in-cheek cameos from all the Left Bank intellectual heavyweights: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Picasso and Stein.