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God Chose Paris (1969)

Dieu a choisi Paris (original title)
This is NOT a documentary. It's much more. A very interesting mixture of filmed scenes with J-P Belmondo and archival footage regarding cultural aspects of all kind around Paris, starting ... See full summary »

Writers:

Thierry Maulnier (adaptation), Gilbert Prouteau

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean-Paul Belmondo ... Le Photographe / Récitant / Présentateur
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amarande Amarande
Guillaume Apollinaire Guillaume Apollinaire ... Himself (archive footage)
Pascale Audret
Raymond Belin Raymond Belin
Muriel Belmondo Muriel Belmondo ... Nurse
Henri Berjonneau Henri Berjonneau
Tristan Bernard Tristan Bernard ... Himself (archive footage)
Julien Bertheau ... Recitant (voice)
Michel Bouquet ... Récitant (voice)
Édouard Branly Édouard Branly ... Himself (archive footage)
Georges Braque Georges Braque ... Himself (archive footage)
Gustave Charpentier ... Himself (archive footage)
Jean Chevolleau Jean Chevolleau
Le Corbusier Le Corbusier ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

This is NOT a documentary. It's much more. A very interesting mixture of filmed scenes with J-P Belmondo and archival footage regarding cultural aspects of all kind around Paris, starting at the end of the 19th century and ending in the mid-1960's. Jean-Paul Belmondo leads us through the movie starting as a young photographer around 1900, a reporter in both world-wars and doing fictional interviews with lots of celebrities. The film ends showing Belmondo as an old man around 90 years saying goodbye to his beloved Paris. A quiet but superb role for J-P B who can be seen in dozens of outfits and in different ages. Written by Belmondo-Collector

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 September 1969 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

God Chose Paris See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
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