How Accurate is Netflix’s Emily in Paris? Francophones Respond
Emily in Paris is a Netflix Original dramedy about an American expat in Paris. The eponymous Emily works at a marketing firm in the City of Lights, but struggles to be accepted by her French colleagues. As she navigates a variety of culture shocks, she slowly starts to make friends, and even falls in love with her neighbor. It all sounds like a swell time of a TV show, a perfect opportunity to escape our dreary world of Zoom calls and Covid scares. North American viewers thought so at least, many of them raving over Emily in Paris’ delicious escapism.