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Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the ... See full summary »

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Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. And instead of dancing himself, it is Paris and the Parisians who dance before his eyes. Written by Guy Bellinger

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balcony | dancing | dancer | apartment | dance | See more »

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Rated R for language and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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20 February 2008 (France)  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$46,518 (USA) (18 September 2009)

Gross:

$1,005,168 (USA) (18 December 2009)
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When the shop-owner of the bakery sell a baguette she asks for 80 cent, doesn't register it in the till, which has the figures 0,00 than it changes to 0,78 than back to 0,00 again. See more »

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Pierre: [discussing his nieces and nephew] We've gotta be honest and say I'm gonna croak.
Élise: That's not certain.
Pierre: Then it'll be a nice surprise, if it's not true.
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Paris seen from the inside
24 February 2008 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Being a Parisian myself, and a great fan of all other Klapisch movies, I expected a lot about this one. Well, I was pretty satisfied: although it is no masterpiece, the global atmosphere, and especially the gorgeous views of the city are very well put together. The actors are very convincing too, especially Juliette Binoche, radiant, Luchini, a surprisingly good dancer, and Albert Dupontel. It is just a pity that there are so many simultaneous stories, some of them don't really bring much to the plot and could have been cut, to leave more time to the others.

Anyway, I recommend this movie for all people who want to get a feel for what Paris is all about!


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