Spectacular, Surprising, Smelly—What words would you use to describe Paris?

Many words have been used to describe Paris—spectacular, surprising, smelly; magical, poetic, noisy—can it be done with just three? Directors Achille Coquerel and Thomas Kauffman of Cokau Lab captured the answers to that question in 90 days in their experimental project "3 Mouts Pour Paris." Watch and listen to Paris's rare energy and spirit in this exciting video.

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