Amelie & Ali
Published: May 18, 2015
On the surface, Amelie and Ali couldn't be more different. He was born in Paris and she grew up in the southern United States. But after a chance meeting on a flight to Paris, the two quickly discover that they are looking for the same thing—love. From the moment she meets him, Amelie views Ali as the type of man she's waited a lifetime for. In the city of light, Amelie and Ali develop an ethereal rapport where they navigate Paris as closely as they do one another. As unexpected neighbors in the 8th arrondissement, they uncover cafes, jazz bars, book stores, and markets together, where their love of Paris cultivates their love for one another. Paris's climate of cultural tension even invigorates their relationship, uncovering their similar identifies. But Amelie struggles to fully trust Ali as she has questions about an old friend of his. Ali's perfectly put together demeanor is further complicated by a demanding mother and a troubled brother. When the two return to New York, Ali's past brings their tension to a head. Amelie and Ali are left to decide if love is enough to move them forward.