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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.
Midnight in Paris -- Clip: Respect Each Other's Views
Midnight in Paris -- Clip: You're Just A Tourist
Midnight in Paris -- Clip: Your 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 every day at midnight. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (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 
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto 
Juliet Taylor 
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)
Avril Carpentier .... additional makeup artist
Catherine Jabes .... hair supervisor (as Cathy Vidal-Jabes)
Natasha Ladek .... wig maker: Kathy Bates
Catherine Leblanc .... hair stylist
Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen .... makeup supervisor
Patricia Planche .... makeup artist
Lydia Pujols .... makeup artist
Aurélie Rameau .... additional make up artist
Alice Robert .... additional makeup artist
Jean-Christophe Roger .... additional makeup artist
Olivier Seyfrid .... hair stylist
Production Management
Helen Robin .... unit production manager
Matthieu Rubin .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Franck Allera .... trainee assistant director
Mallorie Ballestra-Duquesnoy .... assistant director
Delphine Bertrand .... second assistant director
Baptiste Caux .... trainee assistant director
Aurore Coppa .... third assistant director
Raphaël Holt .... school trainee assistant director
Robert Karn .... assistant director
Sid Karne .... assistant director
Gil Kenny .... first assistant director
Geoffroy Koeberle .... dga trainee
Guilhem Malgoire .... additional assistant director
Arnaud Rivaille .... crowd assistant director
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)
Adrien Giraux .... assistant art director
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
Hadjila Nezlioui .... assistant set decorator
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)
Leo Zandvliet .... props
Uriel Zylberman .... stand-by props trainee
Sound Department
Jean-Marie Blondel .... sound mixer
Rachel Chancey .... foley editor
Ryan Collison .... foley engineer
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Haasch .... foley supervisor (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
Special Effects by
Georges Demétrau .... special effects supervisor
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects technician
Jérome Miel .... special effects technician
Charles-Axel Vollard .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Ryan Duffy .... scanning: deluxe New York
Markus Janner .... digital scanning and recording
Marika D. Litz .... digital restoration artist (as Marika Litz)
Chris MacKenzie .... digital opticals
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
Xavier Dolléans .... balloon light technician
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 .... clapper loader
Alexandre Levi .... electrician
Laurent Martin .... additional grip
Christian Martinello .... grip
Julien Moine .... grip trainee
Eric Monin .... electrician
Fabienne Octobre .... first assistant camera
Benoît Pain .... focus puller: second unit
Robert Polonia .... generator operator
Benjamin Prevost .... electrician (as Benjamin Prévost)
Jan Rubens .... camera operator
Jan Rubens .... steadicam operator/camera operator
Ani Simon-Kennedy .... camera trainee (as Ani Simon Kennedy)
Mohan Valmy .... electrician
Casting Department
Anaïs Barrat .... casting trainee
Frederic Dagmey .... extras casting assistant
Elodie Demey .... casting assistant
Samia Fadli .... crowd casting
Frederique Charlotte Veret .... assistant crowd casting (as Frédérique Charlotte Véret)
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
Matt Breitenbach .... hd deliverables
Xavier Desjours .... dailies color grader
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 .... dailies color grader
Morgan Neville .... first assistant editor
Jonathan Sanden .... digital intermediate editor
Grégory Sapojnikoff .... scanlab operating manager
Darrell R. Smith .... digital intermediate supervising producer
Harry Muller .... color timer (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 .... assistant to Mr. Tenenbaum
Carme Anglada .... press: Mediapro
Nicolas Biaugeaud .... production assistant
Nicolas Biaugeaud .... set production assistant
Fanette Boisot .... assistant location manager
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
Nicholas Dalton .... legal services
Mathieu Debusschère .... production office trainee
Antonin Depardieu .... location manager
Serge Desfilles .... assistant location manager
Jessica Drake .... dialect coach: prep
Bernat Elias .... staff production crew: Mediapro
Marisa Fernández Armenteros .... staff production coordinator: for Mediapro
Helena Fernández Pérez .... legal affairs: Mediapro
Elena García González .... staff production crew: Mediapro
Inés Gete .... legal affairs: Mediapro
Perrine Gilbert .... stand-in
Anna Gonzálvez Ortuño .... press: Mediapro (as Anna González)
Michael J. Harker .... completion bond representative
Veronique Hassid .... legal services (as Véronique Hassid)
Rebecca Hawkes .... worldwide technical services: Schedule 2
Shani Hinton .... legal services: Jitterbug Law
Grégoire Jeudy .... crowd marshall
Yann Jouannic .... location scout
Rabia Kassam .... school trainee
Scott Kordish .... production coordinator
Bernard Lamy .... production accountant
Eric Leblond .... production office assistant
Pietro Lorino Jr. .... production accountant: ny
Eponine Maillet .... set production assistant
Mauro Margenat .... chief financial officer: Mediapro
Ana Martí .... tax consultant: for Mediapro
Pablo Masó .... business affairs: Imagina International Sales
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
Sandra Puig .... business affairs: Mediapro
Pascal Ricuort .... assistant location manager
Plessy Robin .... set production assistant
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
Carole Schmidlin .... set production assistant
Elena Sota .... legal affairs: Mediapro (as Elena Sota García)
Timothee Talandier .... assistant location manager (as Timothèe Talandier)
Irwin J. Tenenbaum .... legal services: Loeb & Loeb
Melissa Tomjanovich .... assistant: Mr. Allen
Carl Turnquest Jr. .... projectionist
Meritxell Ventanilla .... business affairs: Mediapro
Stèphanie Vèron .... location trainee
Katie Watson .... business representative: SAG
Anne Wermelinger .... script supervisor
Luis Elías García .... production intern (uncredited)
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
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 .... thanks
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

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and smoking
USA:94 min | Argentina:100 min
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Woody Allen stayed at the Hotel Le Bristol during filming - the same hotel where characters Inez and Gil stay.See more »
Anachronisms: When Gil and Adriana are walking in Pigalle among the prostitutes, modern 'bumpy' paving stones for blind people can be clearly seen as they cross the road.See more »
[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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135 out of 178 people found the following review useful.
Parisian Holiday, 30 May 2011
Author: alexart-1 from United States

"Do you think it's possible to love two women at the same time?," asks our protagonist Gil Prender to a tour guide discussed Auguste Rodin's love for his mistress and his wife. Like that's the first time we've heard that question in a Woody Allen movie. Infidelity, gorgeous women, and neuroticism are some of Allen's favorite motifs, so it's really not too much of a surprise that they all appear in Midnight in Paris.

That said, Allen's rendition of those ideas feels fresh this time. Midnight in Paris is a sweet, fun romp through the art world of France. This light comedy may not have some of the heavier messages about adultery and art that previous Allen films have had, but Midnight in Paris is, nonetheless, an enjoyable exercise in allusion to the Lost Generation and artists of the 1920s.

Midnight in Paris begins with the same idea of a man, in this case a screenwriter named Gil played by Owen Wilson, searching for connection with the real world. The protagonist is clearly a projection of Allen's self, but no matter. Gil is engaged to the Inez, played by a blond Rachel McAdams who coincidentally (or is it?) looks like Scarlet Johansson from Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Inez bores Gil with her pretentious friends and spiteful parents, which ultimately causes Gil to seek inspiration on his own time by drunkenly wandering that streets of Paris. One night, he is invited into a car that takes him back to the 1920s where he meets his favorite writers and artists, something that eventually leads to a breakthrough in his work. A large supporting cast includes Kathy Bates, Allison Pill, Adrien Brody, Michael Sheen, and Marion Cotillard.

Allen's conception of Paris is just as romantic as the story itself. The film's physical look matches some of the complexities of the women in that it appears to be almost splashed in gold. It is, after all, the City of Lights. It's a beautiful movie that matches the pretty faces of its starring women.

Allen's screenplay leaps right off the page thanks to his cast, but this too is something that isn't unusual for a Woody Allen film. At his best, Allen picks actors that play their parts with a sense of realism that, when combined with some elements of the fantastic, charm the audience. Just about everyone here manages to do just this, with the exception of Rachel McAdams, who tries her hardest with an underdeveloped character. Marion Cotillard is the best of the cast (as per usual) in her role as Picasso's mistress. She's bursting with sexuality yet she's grounded in her ability to deliver her dialogue with her natural French accent.

Midnight in Paris is fantastique. In comparison to Woody Allen's previous tales of lust and spite, his newest film feels like a dessert rather than a filling entree, yet this is exactly how a good, highbrow summer movie should be. The cast shines just as bright as the lights at the top of the Eiffel Tower and Allen proves himself worthy of his place in society as a master director once again. By no means a classic, Midnight in Paris is a pretty little diversion, one that is grounded in a theatrical gimmick that totally works every time. This, along with The Tree of Life, will be one of a few summer movies that will dazzle visually (without explosions) and somehow manage not to insult the viewer's intelligence.

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