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Midnight in Paris -- A family, including a young couple, travels to Paris, France for business and have their lives transformed.
Midnight in Paris -- On vacation in Paris, a married man who is somewhat of a killjoy slowly falls in love ... with the city itself.
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Midnight in Paris -- Clip: You're Just A Tourist
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While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Owen Wilson ... Gil

Rachel McAdams ... Inez

Kurt Fuller ... John

Mimi Kennedy ... Helen

Michael Sheen ... Paul

Nina Arianda ... Carol

Carla Bruni ... Museum Guide
Maurice Sonnenberg ... Man at Wine Tasting

Thierry Hancisse ... 1920's Partygoer

Guillaume Gouix ... 1920's Partygoer

Audrey Fleurot ... 1920's Partygoer
Marie-Sohna Conde ... 1920's Partygoer (as Marie-Sohne Condé)

Yves Heck ... Cole Porter

Alison Pill ... Zelda Fitzgerald

Tom Hiddleston ... F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sonia Rolland ... Joséphine Baker

Corey Stoll ... Ernest Hemingway

Daniel Lundh ... Juan Belmonte
Laurent Spielvogel ... Antiques Dealer
Thérèse Bourou-Rubinsztein ... Alice B. Toklas

Kathy Bates ... Gertrude Stein
Marcial Di Fonzo Bo ... Pablo Picasso

Marion Cotillard ... Adriana

Léa Seydoux ... Gabrielle
Emmanuelle Uzan ... Djuna Barnes

Adrien Brody ... Salvador Dalí
Tom Cordier ... Man Ray
Adrien de Van ... Luis Buñuel (as Adrien De Van)

Serge Bagdassarian ... Détective Duluc

Gad Elmaleh ... Détective Tisserant

David Lowe ... T.S. Eliot
Atmen Kelif ... Hotel Doctor
Yves-Antoine Spoto ... Henri Matisse
Laurent Claret ... Leo Stein
Sava Lolov ... Belle Époque Couple

Karine Vanasse ... Belle Époque Couple
Catherine Benguigui ... Maxim's Hostess
Vincent Menjou Cortes ... Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Olivier Rabourdin ... Paul Gauguin
François Rostain ... Edgar Degas
Marianne Basler ... Versailles Royalty
Michel Vuillermoz ... Versailles Royalty
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kenneth Edelson ... Guest at Maxims (uncredited)

Directed by
Woody Allen 
 
Writing credits
Woody Allen (written by)

Produced by
Letty Aronson .... producer
Raphaël Benoliel .... co-producer
Eva Garrido .... associate producer: Mediapro
Javier Méndez .... executive producer
Helen Robin .... co-producer
Jack Rollins .... co-executive producer
Jaume Roures .... producer
Stephen Tenenbaum .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Darius Khondji (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Alisa Lepselter 
 
Casting by
Stéphane Foenkinos 
Juliet Taylor 
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Anne Seibel 
 
Art Direction by
Jean-Yves Rabier 
 
Set Decoration by
Hélène Dubreuil 
 
Costume Design by
Sonia Grande 
 
Makeup Department
Veronique Bosle .... hair stylist (as Véronique Boslé)
Catherine Jabes .... hair supervisor (as Cathy Vidal-Jabes)
Catherine Leblanc .... hair stylist
Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen .... makeup supervisor
Patricia Planche .... makeup artist
Lydia Pujols .... makeup artist
Avril Carpentier .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Natasha Ladek .... wig maker: Kathy Bates (uncredited)
Aurélie Rameau .... additional make up artist (uncredited)
Alice Robert .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Jean-Christophe Roger .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Olivier Seyfrid .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Helen Robin .... unit production manager
Matthieu Rubin .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Delphine Bertrand .... second assistant director
Baptiste Caux .... school trainee assistant director
Aurore Coppa .... third assistant director
Raphaël Holt .... school trainee assistant director
Gil Kenny .... first assistant director
Franck Allera .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
Mallorie Ballestra-Duquesnoy .... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Karn .... assistant director (uncredited)
Geoffroy Koeberle .... dga trainee (uncredited)
Guilhem Malgoire .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
Arnaud Rivaille .... crowd assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Samudrika Arora .... art department assistant
Didier Bautz .... plasterer
Benoit Bechet .... assistant art director (as Benoît Béchet)
Thomas Beele-Chanvril .... swing gang
Lilith Bekmezian .... illustrator
Stéphane Blanc .... painter
Tatiana Bouchain .... art department coordinator
Nicolas Brechat .... swing gang (as Nicolas Bréchat)
Philippe Béhar .... stand-by carpenter
Jeremy Chapelet .... head carpenter (as Jérémie Chapelet)
Bernard Chedin .... prop buyer (as Bernard Chédin)
William Clément .... construction buyer
Olivier Crespin .... stand-by props
Francine Crolbois .... upholsterer
Liliane De Vos Conil .... head painter (as Liliane Conil De Vos)
Christophe De Vos .... construction grip
Séverine Depye .... upholsterer
Pierre Maxime Duval .... standby props assistant (as Pierre-Maxime Duval)
Patrice Fasola .... painter
Acacio Francisco .... painter
Tina Gardinier .... art department trainee
Gilles Geraud .... dressing props (as Gilles Géraud)
Dominique Gréau .... swing gang
Alain Guenier .... construction grip
Peter Hammond .... standby painter
Madjid Hamzaoui .... head carpenter (as Madjid Hamaoui)
Georges Kafian .... graphic artist
Jacques Kazandian .... upholsterer
Bertrand Laval .... construction grip
Thomas Lemierre .... swing gang
Tanty Lokonga .... swing gang
Christophe Lunay .... construction grip
Jérôme Magne .... carpenter
Jean Miel .... dressing props
Catherine Mouligné .... calligraphy
Hadjila Nezlioui .... storeman
Antonio Nogueira .... swing gang
Hervé Pesquer .... construction grip
Francois Poublan .... standby props assistant (as François Poublan)
Benoît Tetelin .... props buyer
Patrick Tombette .... head construction grip
Patrick Veron .... construction manager (as Patrick Véron)
Aneymone Wilhelm .... set decoration assistant (as Aneymone Wylhem)
Uriel Zylberman .... stand-by props trainee
Adrien Giraux .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Hadjila Nezlioui .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
Leo Zandvliet .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jean-Marie Blondel .... sound mixer
Rachel Chancey .... foley editor
Ryan Collison .... foley engineer
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Haasch .... foley editor (as Matt Haasch)
Robert Hein .... supervising sound editor
Thomas Kodros .... dolby sound consultant
Sylvia Menno .... dialogue editor
Frédéric Pardon .... boom operator
Theotime Pardon .... second boom/cableperson (as Théotime Pardon)
Glenfield Payne .... sound effects editor
Jay Peck .... foley artist
David Wahnon .... sound editor
Paul Yurt .... mixing engineer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Georges Demétrau .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Jérome Miel .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Charles-Axel Vollard .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Markus Janner .... digital scanning and recording
Marika D. Litz .... digital restoration artist (as Marika Litz)
Chris MacKenzie .... digital opticals
Ryan Duffy .... scanning: deluxe New York (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Julien Andreetti .... clapper loader
Roger Arpajou .... still photographer
Sidney Baucheron .... electrician
Thierry Baucheron .... gaffer
Johanne Debas .... second unit director of photography
Jean-Christophe Duwez .... best boy electric
Garance Garnier .... camera trainee
Stéphane Germain .... grip: second unit
Thibaut Guenois .... grip
Arnaud Imbert .... grip
Cyril Kuhnholtz .... key grip
Nathalie Lao .... central loader
Christian Martinello .... grip
Julien Moine .... grip trainee
Eric Monin .... electrician
Fabienne Octobre .... a camera focus puller
Benoît Pain .... focus puller: second unit
Robert Polonia .... generator operator
Benjamin Prevost .... electrician (as Benjamin Prévost)
Jan Rubens .... camera operator
Jan Rubens .... steadicam operator
Ani Simon-Kennedy .... camera trainee (as Ani Simon Kennedy)
Mohan Valmy .... electrician
Xavier Dolléans .... balloon light technician (uncredited)
Alexandre Levi .... electrician (uncredited)
Laurent Martin .... additional grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Anaïs Barrat .... casting trainee
Elodie Demey .... casting assistant
Samia Fadli .... crowd casting
Frederique Charlotte Veret .... assistant crowd casting (as Frédérique Charlotte Véret)
Frederic Dagmey .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Magali Bonnot .... alterations
Jérôme Brousseau .... crowd dresser
Claire Chanat .... costume supervisor
Dominique Cristina .... costume buyer
Virginie de Kinkelin .... costume buyer
Céline Frécon .... alterations
Elsa Le Guichard .... crowd dresser
Françoise Le Tellec .... principals' dresser
Emily Martin .... principals' dresser
Jean Marc Mirete .... head of sewing room (as Jean-Marc Mirete)
Julian Moeglin .... crowd dresser
Aurore Pageot .... principals' dresser
Pascal Pecastaing .... costume assistant
Eleonora Pelletier .... crowd dresser (as Elenore Pelletier)
Guillaume Puthod .... costume assistant
Solange Saban .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
François Aubé .... project manager: LTC
Christian Dutac .... photochemical grader: Quinta Industris
Joe Gawler .... digital intermediate colorist: Deluxe New York (as Joseph Gawler)
Kate Rose Itzkowitz .... assistant editor
Tim Mullen .... digital intermediate engineer
Fabien Napoli .... digital color grader
Morgan Neville .... first assistant editor
Jonathan Sanden .... digital intermediate editor
Grégory Sapojnikoff .... scanlab operating manager
Darrell R. Smith .... digital intermediate supervising producer
Matt Breitenbach .... hd deliverables (uncredited)
Xavier Desjours .... dailies color grader (uncredited)
Harry Muller .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Fanette Boisot .... assistant location manager
Antonin Depardieu .... location manager
Serge Desfilles .... assistant location manager
Pascal Ricuort .... assistant location manager
Timothee Talandier .... assistant location manager (as Timothèe Talandier)
Stèphanie Vèron .... location trainee
Yann Jouannic .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Nathalie Anselme .... transportation coordinator
Jalal Aqdim .... picture vehicles assistant
Claire Augé .... unit driver
Philippe Bénard .... unit driver (as Philippe Benard)
Alexandre Gautier .... unit driver
Cyril Guillaumin .... unit driver
Charles Heidet .... picture vehicles supervisor
Nicolas Jaubert .... unit driver
Francois Litou .... unit driver (as François Litou)
Phillippe Rinino .... unit driver (as Philippe Rinino)
Bruno Szwarcbart .... unit driver
 
Other crew
Deborah Alexander-Lee .... assistant to Mr. Tenenbaum (as Deborah Alexander)
Carme Anglada .... press: Mediapro
Nicolas Biaugeaud .... set production assistant
Angélique Bosio .... production secretary
Barbara Chayoux .... script trainee
Morgan Cluette .... set production assistant (as Cluett Morgan)
Laura Comerford .... insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben Inc.
Alice Cordie .... location trainee (as Alice Cordiè)
Laurence Coutaud-Garnier .... production coordinator
Fabienne Debastiani .... choreographer
Mathieu Debusschère .... production office trainee
Bernat Elias .... staff production crew: Mediapro
Marisa Fernández Armenteros .... staff production coordinator: Mediapro
Helena Fernández Pérez .... legal affairs: Mediapro
Elena García González .... staff production crew: Mediapro
Inés Gete .... legal affairs: Mediapro
Anna Gonzálvez Ortuño .... press: Mediapro (as Anna González)
Veronique Hassid .... legal services (as Véronique Hassid)
Rebecca Hawkes .... worldwide technical services: Schedule 2
Shani Hinton .... legal services: Jitterbug Law
Rabia Kassam .... school trainee
Scott Kordish .... production coordinator
Bernard Lamy .... production accountant
Eric Leblond .... production office assistant
Pietro Lorino Jr. .... production accountant
Eponine Maillet .... set production assistant
Mauro Margenat .... chief financial officer: Mediapro
Ana Martí .... tax consultant: Mediapro
Richard McCune .... production financing: City National Bank (as Richard V. McCune)
Tigrane Minassian .... production office trainee
Astrid Monarque .... assistant production accountant
Franck Nicolas .... assistant production accountant
Erik Piecuch .... production financing: City National Bank
Emma Pindar .... worldwide technical services: Schedule 2
Robin Plessy .... set production assistant
Sandra Puig .... business affairs: Mediapro
Max Roures .... set productin assistant
Teia Roures .... staff production crew: Mediapro (as Teia Roures Cervera)
Julio Rubio .... press: Mediapro
Yaiza Ráez .... staff production assistant: Mediapro
Elena Sota .... legal affairs: Mediapro (as Elena Sota García)
Irwin J. Tenenbaum .... legal services: Loeb & Loeb
Melissa Tomjanovich .... assistant: Mr. Allen
Caroline Turner .... publicity: Hyperactive Publicity
Carl Turnquest Jr. .... projectionist
Meritxell Ventanilla .... business affairs: Mediapro
Anne Wermelinger .... script supervisor
Nicolas Biaugeaud .... production assistant (uncredited)
Carole Schmidlin Blanchard .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Nicholas Dalton .... legal services (uncredited)
Jessica Drake .... dialect coach: prep (uncredited)
Luis Elías García .... production intern (uncredited)
Perrine Gilbert .... stand-in (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative (uncredited)
Grégoire Jeudy .... crowd marshall (uncredited)
Pablo F. Masó .... business affairs: Imagina International Sales (uncredited)
Katie Watson .... business representative: SAG (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Vanessa Bruno .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Julien Civange .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Lydia Courteille .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Jerome Dreyfuss .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Gaelle Duchemin .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Rene Furterer .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Caroline Goux .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Leonor Greyl .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Muriel Guidoni .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Dr. Hauschka .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Daniel Hechter .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Greg Johnson .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Emmanuelle Khanh .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
John Kochman .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Isabelle Marrant .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
David Mayer Naman .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Cédric Meeschaert .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Christophe Musitelli .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Howard Neustadt .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Anthony Peto .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Jamin Puech .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Jay Rubin .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
Eric Zeller .... the producers gratefully acknowledge and wish to thank
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and smoking
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Corey Stoll was understandably nervous about playing not only the famous Ernest Hemingway, but also this particular version of Hemingway. Adding to that the fact that Woody Allen doesn't rehearse, when Stoll had to do his first scene, he didn't know whether or not he was doing the right choices as an actor. When the scene was shot, Allen made him at ease because he told him: "That was perfect. That was exactly what I wanted." Allen is known for not giving many compliments to the actors, arguing that the fact that he cast them proves he trusts their talent.See more »
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Anachronisms: Zelda Fitzgerald says to Gil, "You have a glazed look in your eye, stunned, stupefied, anesthetized, lobotomized..." Lobotomies were introduced in 1935.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Gil:This is unbelievable! Look at this! There's no city like this in the world. There never was.
Inez:You act like you've never been here before.
Gil: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!
Inez:Why does every city have to be in the rain? What's wonderful about getting wet?
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47 out of 71 people found the following review useful.
Midnight Magical Movable Feast, 10 September 2011
Author: Galina from Virginia, USA

It had to happen sooner or later, and finally it did. Woody Allen and Paris "fell" in love with each other, and, as the result, we, the viewers, received a precious gift from the master of subtle, intelligent and charming dra-medies, gentle and charming "movable feast," the new movie "Midnight in Paris ".

I have been a fan of Woody Allen for long time and seen all his movies, those that he made, and those in which he starred or only wrote the screenplay for. I look forward to each of his films and I am ready to love them before I even see them. I knew I would like Midnight in Paris, but I had no idea how good it was. From the first frame, following the Darius Khondji's camera on such familiar but uniquely beautiful streets, alleys, boulevards and quays of the City of Light, it was hard not to fall in love with Paris and with the film of Allen, his love letter to the most famous city in the world, capital of love and Mecca for writers, artists, musicians and artists to whom Paris gave inspiration during all times and epochs - Belle Époque 1890s, the Golden days of the 1920s, and today, right now...

Midnight in Paris is a delightful, kind (yes, this is Woody Allen), light, and charming film, which can be described as A Paris Midnight Magical Movable Feast. Paris in the film is beautiful during day light, night time, bright sun, and rainy hours. Oscar nominee, the master cinematographer of many remarkable films, including Panic Room, Se7en and Evita, Darius Khondji worked with Allen on three films: Anything Else (2003), Midnight in Paris (2011), and the next film, the Roman project Bop Decameron (2012).

Soundtrack consists of Allen's favorite songs from the 1920s-30s by such songwriters as Cole Porter, Glen Miller, and Enoch Light, and from the repertoire of Josephine Baker and Juliet Greco. For the original film theme, Allen picked the guitar composition of the French jazz guitarist Stephane Wrembel "Bistro Fada". Wrembel's influence and source of inspiration has been the music of the famous French Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whose longtime fan and admirer is Woody Allen himself. According Wrembel, Allen was searching for a typical French-Parisian melody, reflecting the spirit and atmosphere of Paris. I can confirm that the film theme and the songs that Allen picked up for Midnight in Paris are important, integral component of the film's charm and add to the romantic and joyous feeling that the film brings to the viewers.

As always, in Woody Allen's movies, the actors give uniformly good performances. Owen Wilson is very convincing and likable as Gil, Hollywood's successful screenplay writer who works on a first novel, a protagonist, a much younger, attractive, and funny Woody Allen stand-in. Adrien Brody played the best role since The Pianist (very small cameo, but memorable and hilarious). Kathy Bates was very believable as a famous literary critic and friend to the struggling talented writers and artists. Alison Pill was impressive as the bright, outgoing but showing the signs of instability wife of the celebrated American writer. I hardly recognized Corey Stoll but liked him a lot as another famous American writer. Watching Marion Cotillard, I had no problems believing that the character she played, Adriana, could have been the muse and the girlfriend of not just one but three amazingly and uniquely talented world renowned painters. Rachel McAdams (Inez, Gil's not so romantic fiancée), Kurt Fuller and Mimi Kennedy (Inez's parents on the business trip in Paris who don't seem to approve their daughter's choice), and Michael Sheen (Paul, Inez's pedantic and arrogant former boyfriend from college) were quite good as not very likable Americans. The First Lady of France, Carla Bruni appeared in a small role of a museum guide.

The story itself was so lovely in using the time travel as the plot device and brought so many funny and sharp one-liners, dialogs and scenes as well as the plenty moments of recognizing the beloved literature and art figures of the past, that I sat and smiled happily during the whole film. Like I mentioned in the beginning, I expected to love the film even before I saw it and knew from the very first scene that I was in for something very special but my husband, who is much more reserved in his ratings and not often calls a film a masterpiece, used the word for Midnight in Paris and asked whether the film has won some prestigious prizes. Well, the awards season is several months away, but for me, and I am sure for all Woody Allen's fans, Midnight in Paris is a great prize from the writer/director.

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