It can be hard to find a movie with soul, but “Cafe de Flore” may have too much. This 2011 film by Quebecois filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallee tells an ambitious multilayered story that explores love and the idea of soulmates across two eras and cities.

It’s a tale told through a group of people whose lives interlock and separate in various patterns — like the way the petals of a rose layer against one another to form a single flower with a small void at its center, deep and mysterious. Now “Cafe de Flore” will finally be shown in local theaters, just in time to set the stage for Vallee’s latest film “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon as a troubled woman who goes on an epic hike to recover from a traumatic event.

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