If you like Julia Louis-Dreyfus, you do not want to miss "Picture Paris," a quirky 30-minute film playing throughout the month on HBO.
The film about a middle-aged couple trying to navigate the life passage they face as their last child leaves for college is written and directed by Brad Hall, husband of Louis-Dreyfus. She is in virtually every frame and appears to be having loads of fun playing a woman who becomes obsessed with all things French.
At 30 minutes, don't expect a big film. This is more like a short story: smart, tightly-focused and deftly scripted. But thereal delight is watching Louis-Dreyfus, who won the Emmy for best comedic actress for "VEEP," have a half-hour of screen time to devour this role.