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'Lolo' review: Julie Delpy's lighthearted comedy on mid-life dating

'Lolo' review: Julie Delpy's lighthearted comedy on mid-life dating

If you were worried about the fate of the smart romantic dramedy, which seems to have been banished from American movie studios — don't worry. The genre is enjoying expat life, alive and well in France. A few of these have reached American shores in recent years, and Julie Delpy's "Lolo," is the most recent addition. This lighthearted but soulful look into the complications of mid-life dating will scratch that rom-dram itch with its frank and funny wisdom.

Delpy, who co-wrote and directed the film, stars as Violette, a 45-year old Parisian woman, a fashion art director and single mom to 20-year-old Eloi, aka Lolo (Vincent Lacoste). During a girls' spa vacation in...

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