Author(s): Barbara Boespflug
Many of the greatest film makers have used the legendary city of Paris as a backdrop for their work. This guide takes us to some of the most famous and also some lesser-known sets in the city, neighbourhood by neighbourhood to facilitate visits. This illustrated guide completed by QR (quick response) codes to see all the film trailers, takes the reader to bars, restaurants, hotels, boutiques, galleries and theatres that have been used in films. The text includes anecdotes and fun ideas to discover Paris as seen on the big screen.
Beatrice Billon has been an advertising director at one of the largest international agencies for the past twenty years . She is passionate about cinema and started her career at 'Studio Magazine'. She takes advantage of her many international trips to visit cinema scenes that she has dreamed of and seen on the big screen. Barbara Boespflug is the director of the entertainment pole of one of the biggest media agencies in Paris. She works in cinema, video, music, shows and television that she has always been fascinated by. Crazy about cinema, she uses all her vacation to discover the places around the world where her cult films were made. Pierre-Olivier Signe is a photographer specialising in cinema, concerts and travel photography. He has a degree in cinema and is a trained graphic artist. For the past 25 years he has photographed the stars of the Cannes and Deauville film festivals. Stanislas Potie is a freelance art director who has worked in the music industry for the past 20 years.
Contents: Hotel de ville / Marais (Marie Antoinette, Midnight in Paris...); Tuileries / Palais Royal (The Bourne Identity, The Tourist...); Etoile / Champs-Elysees (The Devil Wears Prada, A View to Kill ); Saint Denis / Saint Martin (La Vie en Rose (la Mome), Hotel du Nord ), Belleville (Paris...); Bastille (Before Sunset, Nikita...); Montmartre (Julie & Julia, Amelie Poulain...); Opera / Trinite (Hugo Cabret, Hereafter...); Saint Germain / Invalides (Intouchables, Da Vinci Code...); Quartier Latin (Before Sunset, Midnight in Paris...); Port Royal / Jardin des Plantes (Ensemble c est tout, Jules & Jim...).