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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Also Known As:
Midnight in Paris
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Opening Weekend: $599,003
(20 May 2011)
(16 March 2012)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Gil and the Fitzgeralds visit the nightclub Chez Bricktop, which was owned and operated by the singer and dancer Bricktop
from 1924 to 1961. Bricktop previously made a cameo appearance as herself in another Woody Allen
(1983), in which she claimed that the title character Leonard Zelig (played by Allen) frequented her club in the 1920s. See more
In a scene set in the 1920s, the small bollards lining the kerbs to prevent cars from parking with two wheels on the pavement can be seen - they were installed in the 1990s. 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?
Composed by James P. Johnson
& Cecil Mack
© WB Music Corp.
© Carlin Music Publishing Canada, Inc.
On behalf of Redwood Music Ltd.
Performed by Enoch Light
& The Charleston City All Stars
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more