Mathieu Kassovitz exploded into the movie world at just 28 when he made "La Haine." Now an established actor and director in Hollywood, his heart remains in Paris.
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Paris: City guide
Just like those petite waifs that glide effortlessly down the Rue de Rivoli, seen at first-hand the beauty of Paris can be breathtaking. Yet appearances can be deceptive, the city of romance is not without its dark side.