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One Hundred and One Nights (1995)

Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (original title)
Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also a line of ... See full summary »

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Simon Cinéma
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L'ami italien / The Italian Friend
Henri Garcin ...
Firmin, le majordome / The butler
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Camille Miralis
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Camille, dit Mica
Emmanuel Salinger ...
Vincent, revenant des Indes
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Anouk, en flash-back
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La star qui tourne la nuit
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Professeur Bébel
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La jeune fille en violet
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Le guide des Japonais
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Le premier orateur
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La star-fantasme
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Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also a line of movie stars comes to visit him giving him back the pleasure of life - but amongst them there are also some young students only striving after his money for the realization of their film projects. The two stories - Monsieur Cinema's and the young people's life - are told in parallel until they come together in the end when the old man plays a role in the film made by the students. Written by Antje Kuechler

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Features The Thief of Bagdad (1924) See more »

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Le Cine Va ... Le Cinema
Composed and Performed by Gerard Presgurvic
Lyrics by Agnes Varda
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How can you not enjoy this wonderful film?
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I felt like I was in a dream, maybe one of Fellini's dreams of long ago, while I enjoyed every moment of this exciting film. Marcello is wonderful and so are so many others in this film... see DeNiro fall in the pond! Find it, rent it...


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