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Six in Paris (1965)

Paris vu par... (original title)
Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Pierre Andréani ...
Raymond (segment "Saint-Germain-des-Prés")
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The mother (segment "La Muette")
Nadine Ballot ...
Odile (segment "Gare du Nord")
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The father (segment "La Muette")
Jean-François Chappey ...
Jean (segment "Saint-Germain-des-Prés")
Gilles Chusseau ...
Boy (segment "La Muette")
Serge Davri ...
Ivan (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
Micheline Dax ...
Prostitute (segment "Rue Saint-Denis")
Marcel Gallon ...
Victim (segment "Place de l'Etoile")
Philippe Hiquilly ...
Roger (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
Claude Melki ...
Leon (segment "Rue Saint-Denis")
Gilles Quéant ...
Stranger (segment "Gare du Nord")
Jean-Michel Rouzière ...
Jean-Marc (segment "Place de l'Etoile")
Dany Saril ...
The maid (segment "La Muette")
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Jean-Pierre (segment "Gare du Nord")
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Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs. Written by C. McMullen

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19 May 1965 (France)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,053 (USA) (3 October 2008)

Gross:

$13,949 (USA) (7 November 2008)
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Jean-Luc Godard's segment "Montparnasse et Levallois" originated from the news story that Alfred Lubitsch (Jean-Paul Belmondo) told Angela (Anna Karina) in a restaurant in A Woman Is a Woman (1961). See more »

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Six short films by New Wave masters
3 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here's a chance to see a set of simply produced, very accessible little films by masters of the New Wave era.

Each story is mildly outlandish, but the storytelling is superb, and the human responses that are the focus of each story hold your attention and manage to build empathy despite the shortness of each segment.

Even though each story centers around a conflict of some sort, there's a genuine sweetness to the way situations are handled. And seeing the stories unfold against the backdrop of 1960's Paris adds an extra visual element to make these films viewer-friendly and, modest as these films are, memorable.


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