Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made.

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Agnès Varda

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Agnès Varda
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Piccoli ... Simon Cinéma
Marcello Mastroianni ... L'ami italien / The Italian Friend
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin ... Firmin, le majordome / The butler
Julie Gayet ... Camille Miralis
Mathieu Demy ... Camille, dit Mica
Emmanuel Salinger Emmanuel Salinger ... Vincent, revenant des Indes
Anouk Aimée ... Anouk, en flash-back
Fanny Ardant ... La star qui tourne la nuit
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Professeur Bébel
Romane Bohringer ... La jeune fille en violet
Sandrine Bonnaire ... La vagabonde métamorphosable
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Le guide des Japonais
Patrick Bruel ... Le premier orateur
Alain Delon ... Alain Delon, en visite
Catherine Deneuve ... La star-fantasme
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Monsieur Cinema, a hundred years old, lives alone in a large villa. His memories fade away, so he engages a young woman to tell him stories about all the movies ever made. Also, a line of movie stars comes to visit him, giving him back the pleasure of life, but amongst them, there are also some young students only striving after his money for the realization of their film projects. The two stories, Monsieur Cinema's and the young people's life, are told in parallel until they come together in the end, when the old man plays a role in the film made by the students. Written by Antje Kuechler

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Robert De Niro flew in on the Concorde the night before shooting his scene; he was only on the set for one day. See more »

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Features Lost Horizon (1937) See more »

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Le Ciné Va... Le Cinéma
Music by Gerard Presgurvic
Lyrics by Agnès Varda
Performed by Gerard Presgurvic
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15 May 2021 | by cinesoundsprojectSee all my reviews

Love this movie! I want to see it again!

In love with the red dress!

My favorite scene is when the batler describes film noir movies.

The cast is amazing!


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Country:

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Language:

French

Release Date:

25 January 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

One Hundred and One Nights See more »

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France See more »

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Color

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1.66 : 1
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