French critics pan 'clichéd' Netflix series Emily in Paris

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The ten-episode Netflix series Emily in Paris, which tells the story of a young woman sent to the French capital to work at a marketing agency bought by her US employer, has left France's entertainment critics largely outraged, with one slamming its portrayal of the French as 'all mean and all lazy and [who] never arrive at the office before late morning'.

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French critics have not taken kindly to Emily in Paris, a new Netflix production in which an ambitious twentysomething from Chicago moves to the City of Light mainly, it often seems, in order to meet the gamut of Gallic stereotypes, reports The Guardian.