Divertissement: from Latin, change of direction. fig.: occupation that distracts man from thinking about the essential problems that should preoccupy him (Le Petit Robert).
A DAY IN PARIS
Paris-Texas, Paris-Tennessee, Paris-Arkansas, Paris-Kentucky. Places it seems you have already seen in movies, places where reality seems to imitates fiction.
The act of going to the cinema as an experience of collective solitude, fullfilling a need to escape reality.
LE PIETON DU GRAND PARIS