A 75-year-old widower discovers online dating and uses a picture of his granddaughter's boyfriend to meet a young woman. When she asks to meet him face to face, he asks someone to go in his place.
widower, computer expert, daughter, lover, love interest, beautiful woman, engaging, charming, playful, hilarious, passionate, lighthearted, france, paris, apartment, study, city, café, relationships, internet dating, internet, loneliness, happiness, attraction, discovery, adventure, pursuit, rivalry, love, temptation, 2010s
Stephane Robelin's Mr Stein Goes Online is Cyrano de Bergerac for the age of the internet, a traditional feelgood movie given a modern gloss. It's also a little discomforting, in ways that Robelin may not have entirely thought through.
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