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Paris vu par... (1965)

Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are ... See full summary »

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Claude Chabrol (segment), Jean Douchet (segment) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Pierre Andréani Jean-Pierre Andréani ... Raymond (segment "Saint-Germain-des-Prés")
Stéphane Audran ... The mother (segment "La Muette")
Nadine Ballot Nadine Ballot ... Odile (segment "Gare du Nord")
Claude Chabrol ... The father (segment "La Muette")
Jean-François Chappey Jean-François Chappey ... Jean (segment "Saint-Germain-des-Prés")
Gilles Chusseau Gilles Chusseau ... Boy (segment "La Muette")
Serge Davri Serge Davri ... Ivan (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
Micheline Dax Micheline Dax ... Prostitute (segment "Rue Saint-Denis")
Marcel Gallon Marcel Gallon ... Victim (segment "Place de l'Etoile")
Philippe Hiquilly Philippe Hiquilly ... Roger (segment "Montparnasse-Levallois")
Claude Melki Claude Melki ... Leon (segment "Rue Saint-Denis")
Gilles Quéant Gilles Quéant ... Stranger (segment "Gare du Nord")
Jean-Michel Rouzière Jean-Michel Rouzière ... Jean-Marc (segment "Place de l'Etoile")
Dany Saril Dany Saril ... The maid (segment "La Muette")
Barbet Schroeder ... Jean-Pierre (segment "Gare du Nord")
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Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place d'Etoile (Rhomer) concerns a haberdasher and his umbrella; and La Muette (Chabrol), a bourgeois family and earplugs. Written by C. McMullen

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 May 1965 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

París visto por... See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,053, 5 October 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,949, 9 November 2008
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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Jean-Luc Godard's segment "Montparnasse et Levallois" originated from the news story that Alfred Lubitsch (Jean-Paul Belmondo) told Angela (Anna Karina) in a restaurant in A Woman Is a Woman (1961). See more »

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Six short films by New Wave masters
3 April 2013 | by xWRLSee all my reviews

Here's a chance to see a set of simply produced, very accessible little films by masters of the New Wave era.

Each story is mildly outlandish, but the storytelling is superb, and the human responses that are the focus of each story hold your attention and manage to build empathy despite the shortness of each segment.

Even though each story centers around a conflict of some sort, there's a genuine sweetness to the way situations are handled. And seeing the stories unfold against the backdrop of 1960's Paris adds an extra visual element to make these films viewer-friendly and, modest as these films are, memorable.


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