A Powerful Film That Captures How Empty a Big City Like Paris Can Feel When Anxiety Is Bearing Down

French filmmaker Mathieu Stern, whose work we’ve previously posted, has created “Alone in Paris“, a powerful new short film that captures how empty a big, bustling city such as Paris, can feel when anxiety is bearing down.

Being alone in a big city is something rare, but what would happen if you could visit a totally empty version of Paris? This personal project was born after i spent too much time in a crowded subway … what if everyone was gone, what if i had Paris for myself … what if … and why not ? We all heard the phrase “Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated” … so i wanted to show exactly what it feels like in this video.

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