For me, this ad was the best part of the Super Bowl! What did you think?
It sort of reminds me of a haiku poem. It says much with little. My daughter picked this as the best of the Super Bowl ads. I missed it the first time, and only knew about it from her description. I’m glad to have the opportunity to view it with the link you provided.
I didn't watch the Super Bowl so can't vote on the best part of it. But this is certainly clever — such a heartwarming story, as love stories are, and which, good for them, makes us feel all warm and fuzzy about Google to boot! 🙂
Here's an idea for a follow-up to your Six Words contest: Your life story in six Google searches.
Clif and Dora, So glad you could enjoy. I like the idea of your life story in six searches. Will have to think about that one. Want to try it out on yourself? It could actually be a good plot development tool, since desire is such a key part of what drives a good story. What desire or set of questions drove me in early, middle, and late life??
Is this Google ad actually a memoir? I'm confused as I'd like to read the book. Sounds like it's promoting France, and the French language. I'm off to London and Paris May 9-23rd. It's my Dad's 85th birthday and he lives in Paris.
Sonia, the Google ad is a memoir only in the sense that the searches tell a life story–or suggest one. We imagine a young man going to Paris on a foreign exchange program, spying a beautiful Parisian girl, trying to learn the language and the culture, getting confused, courting long distance, and eventually marrying and preparing for a baby. All this in Google searches. There is no book, but there are echoes of Hemingway's Moveable Feast in this ad. I reviewed that memoir and highly recommend that you read it and take a copy with you on your trip to Paris in the Springtime. What a delightful opportunity. Hope you and your dad have a wonderful time.
How clever of you to equate this with memoir. I hadn't watched any of the Super Bowl ads this year, but glad you brought this one to our attention.
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