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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.

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Alice
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Hélène
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Isaac - Le Père
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Nicole - La Mère
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Pierre
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Laura
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Vincent
Arsène Mosca ...
Arthur
Gladys Cohen ...
Madame Gozlan
Julie Martel ...
La cliente dépressive
Roman Guisset ...
Le cambrioleur
Juliette Kruh ...
L'assistante d'Alice
Paul-Edouard Gondard ...
Achille
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.

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Comedy | Romance

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Paris Manhattan  »

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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 Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

"Back to the Apple'
Written by Count Basie (as William basie) and Frank Foster (as Frank B. Foster)
Performed by Count Basie
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Delightful happy film, cheered me.
29 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

I rarely watch films on planes apart from the small screen, I hate the ridiculous censors applied particularly by aircraft operated from Muslim countries. Anyway it was a long flight, I knew nothing of the film, the title I think I'd heard of, it was reminiscent of course of "Paris, Texas" so I was intrigued. A romantic comedy nice and easy. It was delightful, I was unsure whether it was a 'Woody Allen' film or not but when I discovered that it wasn't it made it even more wonderful that he appeared, little more than a cameo but perfect. I cried with joy, very sweet, light hearted and fun. If you don't enjoy it perhaps you have a wooden heart?


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