Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Strapless (1989)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.

Director: David Hare
Stars: Blair Brown, Bruno Ganz, Bridget Fonda
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Jack and Judy are husband and wife, and Howard is Judys father. They live in some fictional undemocratic and repressive country, and tell us a story about their lives, mostly from Jack's ... See full summary »

Director: David Hare
Stars: Mike Nichols, Miranda Richardson, David de Keyser
Silent Scream (1990)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: David Hayman
Stars: Iain Glen, Andrew Barr, Kenneth Glenaan
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.

Director: Pat O'Connor
Stars: Iain Glen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean T. McClory
Wetherby (1985)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Director: David Hare
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man also running ... See full summary »

Director: Patrice Chéreau
Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Cremer, Edwige Feuillère
Une nuit (2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris's demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Lefebvre
Stars: Roschdy Zem, Sara Forestier, Samuel Le Bihan
Mararía (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Antonio José Betancor
Stars: Carmelo Gómez, Iain Glen, Ulises Hernández
The Long Duel (1967)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

To protest against British oppression and tyranny a tribal leader becomes a bandit.

Director: Ken Annakin
Stars: Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret, Peter Ustinov
Adventure | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

At the beginning of WW2, Liviu, a Romanian count, and his wife Julia come to live on an uninhabited tropical island, where they hope to escape the war and their past. They bring with them ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Max von Sydow
The Fear (TV Series 1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Stars: Iain Glen, Susannah Harker, Jesse Birdsall
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Clara Paige
...
Gerald Paige
...
Wallace Sharp
...
Adam Gillvray
...
Pauline
...
Jenny Swanton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Baines ...
Young Organizer
...
Janet Swanton
Annabel Brooks ...
Girl at Gillvray's Office
Edward Clayton ...
Birmingham Chairman
Brian Cobby ...
Foreign Secretary
...
Young Man
...
Lawrence
Robert Flemyng ...
Jack Sidmouth
Alain Fromager ...
Paul Zinyafski
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 April 1989 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Llamadas a medianoche  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlotte Rampling has said that she based the character of Clare Paige on former British MP Edwina Currie. See more »

Soundtracks

Noble Fanfare No.3
(uncredited)
Music by John Cacavas
Kanda Music/Studio G Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
True psychological thriller
21 February 2013 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

An under-appreciated multiple themed experiment on love, ethics, feminism, murder and the growing EU, showcasing a luminous Charlotte Rampling in a complicated and compelling story. Michael Gambon plays the ailing MP husband in a fractured marriage - a deep moral fissure which splinters the entire film. Central character Clara Paige rises to European parliament power holding onto a decaying sense of self in a European Union working to bring together disparate elements such as boorish English aristocrats and rioting French farmers. Against this backdrop comes a passionate affair; a twist of fate; the unexpected act of murder; its hidden and soon not so hidden consequences, and the jumbled choices each character makes leading them toward the film's devastating climax.

Like the characters' sketched two faced drawing on a café napkin, to their late night phone calls and visits, this film is about our darkest corners and how we navigate them - in family; politics; and ultimately, in love. Paris by Night is David Hare's dark gem.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Paris by Night (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?