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Lost in Paris (2016)

Paris pieds nus (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 8 March 2017 (France)
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Fiona visits Paris for the first time to assist her myopic Aunt Martha. Catastrophes ensue, mainly involving Dom, a homeless man who has yet to have an emotion or thought he was afraid of expressing.

Directors:

Dominique Abel (as Abel), Fiona Gordon (as Gordon)

Writers:

Dominique Abel (screenplay), Dominique Abel | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Riva ... Martha
Pierre Richard ... Norman
Emmy Boissard Paumelle Emmy Boissard Paumelle ... Fiona enfant
Céline Laurentie Céline Laurentie ... Martha jeune / La factrice
Fiona Gordon Fiona Gordon ... Fiona
Charlotte Dubery Charlotte Dubery ... La lectrice
David Palatino David Palatino ... Le lecteur
Frédéric Meert Frédéric Meert ... Bob le Mountie (as Fred Meert)
Guillaume Delvingt Guillaume Delvingt ... Le joggeur
Philippe Martz Philippe Martz ... M. Martin
Olivier Parenty Olivier Parenty ... L'employé de l'ambassade
Dominique Abel ... Dom
Fabrice Milich Fabrice Milich ... Le portier de la péniche
Jean Loison Jean Loison ... Le DJ péniche
Annabelle Cocollos Annabelle Cocollos ... Mère de famille sauteuse
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Storyline

Martha, an eighty-year-old former Canadian dancer, has been living in Paris for decades. Now losing her head, she is threatened to be sent to an old people's home. No way. Martha decides to call her niece, Canadian librarian Fiona, for help. Alas, when her relative arrives in the French capital, Martha has disappeared. Worse, Fiona loses both her identity documents and money after falling into the Seine. Now alone in Paris, the young woman is desperate. It is at this point that Dom, a homeless man who lives in a tent on the Île aux Cygnes, unexpectedly comes into her life..., for better or worse. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Good Films (es) | MK2 Films | See more »

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 March 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Lost in Paris See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,510, 18 June 2017

Gross USA:

$691,597

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,082,381
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Emmanuelle Riva died just under two months before the film was released in France. See more »

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Featured in Pierre Richard: Le discret (2018) See more »

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Suite for Jazz Orchestra N°1
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich
(1934)
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A genuine LOL (laugh out loud) movie
16 September 2018 | by perry-milwardSee all my reviews

I can only agree with the previous reviewer "One of best French / English movies I've ever seen." With a refreshing style this film had me laughing with guffaws and belly laughs within minutes from scene 2 right through to the end. The plot was simple and the principle characters Fiona Gordon, Emmanuelle Riva and Dominique Abel were a delight. Although the plot was simple it was embedded with amusing intrigue which ran and ran. Very well constructed, extremely funny and I will happily watch it again and again.

.. just what did happen to those socks?


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