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A Monster in Paris (2011) More at IMDbPro »Un monstre à Paris (original title)

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A Monster in Paris -- Paris, 1910: A monster who lives in a garden falls for a beautiful, young singer.
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A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Paris. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cute, charming, beautifully animated, musically rich, lovely atmosphere- a very good film for the family See more (32 total) »


  (in credits order)
Matthieu Chedid ... Francoeur (voice) (as -M-)

Vanessa Paradis ... Lucille (voice)

Gad Elmaleh ... Raoul (voice)

François Cluzet ... Le préfet Maynott (voice)

Ludivine Sagnier ... Maud (voice)

Julie Ferrier ... Madame Carlotta (voice)
Bruno Salomone ... Albert (voice)
Sébastien Desjours ... Emile (voice)
Philippe Peythieu ... (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bob Balaban ... Pâté (voice: English version)

Paul Bandey ... Narrator / Newsman / Policeman / Journalist (voice: English version)
Jodie Forrest ... Madame Omelette (voice: English version)
David Gasman ... Clerk (voice: English version)

Adam Goldberg ... Raoul (voice: English version)

Matthew Géczy ... Albert (voice: English version)

Jay Harrington ... Emile (voice: English version)

Danny Huston ... Préfet Maynott (voice: English version)
Mirabelle Kirkland ... Florist / Wife (voice: English version)

Sean Lennon ... Francoeur (singing voice: English version)

Catherine O'Hara ... Madame Carlotta (voice: English version)
Allan Wenger ... Husband (voice: English version)

Madeline Zima ... Maud (voice: English version)
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Directed by
Bibo Bergeron 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bibo Bergeron 
Stéphane Kazandjian  screenplay

Produced by
Luc Besson .... producer
Olivier Bizet .... line producer
Rémi Burah .... associate producer
Andre Clavel .... line producer
Nadia Khamlichi .... executive producer
Adrian Politowski .... executive producer
Gilles Waterkeyn .... executive producer
Original Music by
Matthieu Chedid  (as Mathieu Chedid)
Film Editing by
Pascal Chevé 
Nicolas Stretta (co-editor)
Production Design by
François Moret 
Production Management
Sébastien Blanchard .... assistant production manager
Lucie Bolze .... production manager
Marie Castrie .... assistant production manager
Camille Courau .... line production supervisor
Pauline Gilbert .... post-production manager
Pauline Gilbert .... post-production supervisor
Nicolas Trout .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bertrand Schutz .... first assistant director
Art Department
Antoine Antin .... storyboard artist
François-Xavier Chanioux .... set designer
Sylvain Deboissy .... character designer
Olivier Delabarre .... character designer
Matt Jones .... senior storyboard artist
Carlos León .... chief color designer
Habib Louati .... storyboard artist
Christophe Lourdelet .... main character design
Paul Mager .... set designer
Sebastion Piquet .... set designer
Aurélien Predal .... lead color key artist
Neil Ross .... concept artist
Sound Department
Samy Bardet .... sound designer
Samy Bardet .... sound editor
Samy Bardet .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Chevallier .... foley recordist
Blake Collins .... sound recordist
Najib El Yafi .... sound recordist
Jérôme Faurel .... assistant sound editor
Thierry Lebon .... sound re-recording mixer
Florian Penot .... assistant foley artist
Nicolas Stretta .... sound editor
Greg Taieb .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Benjamin Deboute .... system administrator
Visual Effects by
Jérôme Arthuis .... database manager
Jean-Louis Autret .... stereo compositor
Julien Bastidon .... visual effects: IT manager
Joris Bergmans .... quality control
Romain Besnard .... vfx td
Florence Bichon .... stereo compositor
Vincent Blanqué .... visual effects artist
Peter Boeykens .... lead lighter
Ottaviano Brando .... lighter & compositor
Luca Buonamici .... lighting artist
Florence Cabezon .... surfacing artist
Yannick Castaing .... lead compositor
Rodolphe Chabrier .... stereo supervisor
Rodolphe Chabrier .... stereoscopic conversion
Julien Chandelle .... digital compositor
Vincent Conrardy .... vfx td
Cyril Cosenza .... research and development supervisor
Rudyard Cretenet .... digital compositor
Stephane Daguin .... vfx td
Chiara De Pas .... lighting artist
Christophe Delisle .... facial rigging
Jérôme Dubacq .... IT manager
Alexandra Díaz de Cerio .... lead lighting
Nadia Essid .... senior surfacing artist
Sébastien Fernandez .... lead lighting
Sébastien Fernandez .... modeling supervisor
Jerome Fournier .... matte artist supervisor
Damien Fransolet .... vfx td
Marieke Franzen .... texturing artist
Laetitia Gabrielli .... look development artist
David Galante .... modeling supervisor
Maxime Gallois .... lighting artist
Jeremy Geurts .... lighting artist
Laurent Gillet .... visual effects supervisor
Javier González Alonso .... lighting artist
Patrice Gracia .... lighting artist
William Gregoire .... lead lighting
Michel Guillemain .... lead character modeler: pre-production
Nicolas Guiraud .... visual effects artist
Clément Hector .... digital compositor
Christian Hein .... effects technical director
Tristan Hocquet .... digital compositor
Josselin Jallut .... character effects artist
Neil Jouanjean .... digital compositor
Khaled Labidi .... stereoscopic compositor
Karim Lachaize .... vfx/stereo compositing
Remy Lalanne .... software programmer
Emmanuel Larralde .... digital compositor
Emmanuel Larralde .... lighting artist
Remi Larroque .... digital compositor
Remi Larroque .... texture artist
Thierry Lechien .... matte painting artist
Jonathan Lecroart .... lighting artist / vfx td / stereo compositor
Catherine Lee .... matte painter
Thomas Lefebvre .... lead stereoscopic td
Pierre Lopes .... technical director: surfacing
Patrick Louise-Alexandrine .... vfx td
Ahmidou Lyazidi .... CG supervisor: pre-production
Hanne Maes .... stereo compositor
Olivier Martiny .... lighting artist
Oscar Mata .... key lighting artist
Laurent Meste .... vfx td
Matthieu Molina .... lighting artist: compositing
Rodney Musso .... assistant colorist
Halim Negadi .... rigging supervisor
Thierry Nguyen .... senior character modeler: Bibo films
Philippe Palmieri .... cg supervisor
Jelmen Palsterman .... digital compositor
Thibault Pansiot .... prop rigging
Maya Pelle .... digital compositor
Jo Plaete .... visual effects supervisor
Richard Poissant .... vfx td
Maxime Poron .... digital compositor
Carlota Primo .... lighting & compositing artist
Sophie Raia .... production manager: WTD (as Sophia)
Christophe Rodo .... vfx td
Neil Ross .... color script
Valter Sagrillo .... visual effects
Francesco Sansoni .... senior lighter
Laurent Sebile .... key lighting artist
Laurent Sebile .... senior lighter
Denis Tassenoy .... compositing supervisor
Benjamin Tomad .... digital compositor
Gilles Tricoire .... digital compositor
Jon Uriarte .... shading/lighting supervisor
Dave Van Verdegem .... stereo compositor
Nele Vermeylen .... stereo compositor
Mathieu Vierendeel .... stereoscopic executive producer
Dellisse Virginie .... digital compositor
Caroline Voglaire .... digital compositor
Tom Willekens .... lighting artist
Susannah Marie Williams .... fx technical director
Donan Yossi .... stereo compositor
Animation Department
Francesco Alliaud .... layout artist
Salem Arfaoui .... animator
Benoit Bargeton .... animator
Christian Dan Bejarano .... animator
Bart Boirot .... lead animator
Daniel Callaby .... animator
Vincent Caudeville .... character animator
Marie Celaya .... animator
Stéphanie Cot .... background artist
Jonathan del Val .... senior animator
Christophe Delisle .... animator
Martín Esnaola .... senior animator
Bruno Etchepare .... animator
Carolina Fabiani .... animator
Christele Jolens .... lead animator
Fabrice Joubert .... animation director
Francois Laurent .... animator
Stephane Mangin .... lead animator
Zoltan Maros .... character designer
Barth Maunoury .... senior character animator
Mathieu Menard .... animator
Loïc Miermont .... animator
Dominique Monfery .... animator
Boris Plateau .... animator
Gael Sabourin .... animator
Stéphane Sainte-Foi .... character designer
Ludovic Savonnière .... lead animator
Régis Schuller .... pre-viz supervisor
Benjamin Tussiot .... assistant animator
Jean-Paul Tétu .... layout artist
Emmanuel Vergne .... lead animator
Julien Wieser .... layout supervisor
Alexandre Li Xiaoguang .... animator
Casting Department
Renato Chiocca .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Chloé Besomi .... post-production runner
Isabelle Julien .... colorist
Francesco Struffi .... trailer editor :italian version
Music Department
Gautier Carbonneaux .... assistant music mixer
Nicolas Charron .... orchestrator
Jérôme Devoise .... music mixer
Alexandre Mahout .... music supervisor
Sylvain Morizet .... score preparation
Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen .... score preparation
Other crew
Tommaso Cennamo .... publicist
Romuald Drault .... production accountant supervisor
Martin Metz .... production executive
Jeremie Passerin .... developer: Animation and Rigging tools
Iwona Sellers .... production executive
Bastien Sirodot .... production executive
Jeremy Burdek .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Un monstre à Paris" - France (original title)
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Rated PG for some action violence involving gunplay, and mild rude humor
90 min
Color | Black and White (some sequences)
Aspect Ratio:
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14 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Cute, charming, beautifully animated, musically rich, lovely atmosphere- a very good film for the family, 23 March 2012
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I will admit at first when I first saw the trailer I wasn't entirely drawn in. But since being a fan of animation and learning from films like Lilo and Stitch, Galaxy Quest, Tangled and Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame(all examples of movies that had trailers that either didn't appeal or were misleading, but the actual film I enjoyed or was blown away by) that you shouldn't judge a movie by their trailer. I really liked A Monster in Paris, the beginning may take a little too much time to get going and like the concept there are one or two bits that seem a teensy- bit contrived. However, the way the film is written, ensures that it is all very light-hearted, with a sense of fun, a lot of charm and a big heart at its centre. The characters are still engaging, who doesn't love Franceur, and the voice acting is very dynamic. The humour is nothing absolutely extraordinary, but I was still amused by it. What I did like too were the references to early horror movies, looking at the Monster's disguise you immediately think of the Invisible Man, there are some exciting chase scenes and there is nothing overly-sentimental. There were three things though that stood out. One was the atmosphere, A Monster in Paris has such a lovely and nostalgic feel to it, seeing as that is exactly the feeling I got when I went to Paris I felt the film evoked this very well. It is a very rich film musically, with songs that completely bewitch you with their simplicity and beauty and a score that is enchanting in melody and like the atmosphere gives a sense of nostalgia. And the animation is stunning, the characters are all well-modelled and there is a clean and bright colour palette but the stars were the city landmarks, which I loved spotting, and the period setting. Overall, a very good film, not completely perfect, but better than the rating it's got at the moment and one of the more pleasant animated films of the year. 8/10 Bethany Cox

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