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Paris-Manhattan (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Romance | 18 July 2012 (France)
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Alice, a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and hopeless romantic, meets a charming man named Victor but has trouble committing to him.

Director:

Sophie Lellouche

Writer:

Sophie Lellouche (scenario and dialogue)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alice Taglioni ... Alice
Patrick Bruel ... Victor
Marine Delterme ... Hélène
Michel Aumont ... Isaac - Le Père
Marie-Christine Adam Marie-Christine Adam ... Nicole - La Mère
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing ... Pierre
Margaux Chatelier ... Laura
Yannick Soulier ... Vincent
Arsène Mosca Arsène Mosca ... Arthur
Gladys Cohen Gladys Cohen ... Madame Gozlan
Julie Martel Julie Martel ... La cliente dépressive
Roman Guisset Roman Guisset ... Le cambrioleur
Juliette Kruh Juliette Kruh ... L'assistante d'Alice
Paul-Edouard Gondard Paul-Edouard Gondard ... Achille
Jacques Ciron Jacques Ciron ... Le bâtonnier
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In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her prince charming. But when Pierre sees Alice's sister Hélène, they immediately fall in love with each other and marry each other. Years later, Alice is a spinster that administrates the pharmacy that belonged to her father and believes that movies can heal many diseases. However her father insistently tries to find a husband for her. When the alarm technician Victor meets Alice, she does not see any future relationship with him. But one day, Victor brings Alice to meet Woody Allen in Paris and the director gives an advice to Alice. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Two cities. One hopeless romantic.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 July 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Paris Manhattan See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) was the second of two Woody Allen directed films with the word "Manhattan" in the title. The first was Manhattan (1979). Allen also appeared uncredited in Sophie Lellouche's Paris-Manhattan (2012). See more »

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Victor: [subtitled version] Your dreams are banal. Reality offers better than that.
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Crazy Credits

At the start of the final credits, there is a brief clip of Alice and Victor on the scooter riding through a park. See more »

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References Lord of War (2005) See more »

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Bewitched
Words by Lorenz Hart and music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Dick Hyman
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A delightful French romance for anyone with a mental age above 15
6 April 2013 | by huighmSee all my reviews

I had no expectations about this film, all I knew was it was French about a woman who had a penchant for Woody Allen. When you have no expectations and you see a really good film, you come out thinking: "That was an excellent film." It was so light, delicate, feminine I guess is one of the right words.

People who find this film boring should definitely stick to Bond films, cops and robbers, anything described as an "Action Flick". Don't ever look at any of the films of any of the directors who feature in books about great films. Skip Almodovar, Bunuel, Godard, Fellini, Bertolucci, Bergman, Eisenstein, probably best not to bother with Woody Allen either, they'll just bore your socks off. Come back to them after you grow up!


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