Gil and Inez travel to Paris as a tag-along vacation on her parents' business trip. Gil is a successful Hollywood writer but is struggling on his first novel. He falls in love with the city and thinks they should move there after they get married, but Inez does not share his romantic notions of the city or the idea that the 1920s was the golden age. When Inez goes off dancing with her friends, Gil takes a walk at midnight and discovers what could be the ultimate source of inspiration for writing. Gil's daily walks at midnight in Paris could take him closer to the heart of the city but further from the woman he's about to marry. Written by
10 June 2011 (USA)
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Midnight in Paris
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Opening Weekend: €1,048,445
15 May 2011, Limited Release
Opening Weekend USA: $599,003,
22 May 2011, Limited Release
Gross USA: $56,816,662
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $151,119,219
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Among the expatriates depicted in this film are Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald, Alice B. Toklas, Man Ray, T.S. Eliot, Djuna Barnes, Bricktop, and Cole Porter. We see a glimpse of the famous bookstore/library Shakespeare and Co., but owner Sylvia Beach is not mentioned. Other famous expatriates not mentioned include Ezra Pound, Robert McAlmon, Natalie Barney, William Carlos Williams, Bryher, Marsden Hartley, and Mina Loy. Other famous artistes we do see include Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Luis Bunuel, and Josephine Baker. From the Belle Epoch we see Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gaugin, and Edgar Degas. See more
When the Doctor is checking John's Blood Pressure in the hotel room, you can see that he doesn't put the Blood Pressure Cuff on properly. Then, when the doctor is finished the Blood Pressure Cuff slides on John's arm. In reality it is put on tight initially and wouldn't slide when fully deflated. See more
This is unbelievable! Look at this! There's no city like this in the world. There never was.
You act like you've never been here before.
I don't get here often enough, that's the problem. Can you picture how drop dead gorgeous this city is in the rain? Imagine this town in the '20s. Paris in the '20s, in the rain. The artists and writers!
Why does every city have to be in the rain? What's wonderful about getting wet?
Written & Composed by Djalma Ferreira
& Luiz Antônio
(as Luiz Antonio)
© Fermata Do Brasil (Drink Editora Musical)
Used by permission of Rytvoc, Inc.
Performed by Original Paris Swing
Courtesy of Ramón Galán, F. Lochon, L. Fradelizi & V. Frade See more