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ISBN10: 1847370020 ISBN13: 9781847370020 Edition: Paperback; 2010-04-01


We know when we're in Paris in the movies -- within a few frames it's practically guaranteed that the camera will show the Eiffel Tower somewhere in the distance. But despite the unimaginative location shorthand to which Hollywood in particular is so susceptible, far more of the city has appeared on film than just its most famous landmark. In PARIS ON FILM, noted film writer Kevin Conroy Scott takes us on a tour both historical and geographic. Taking each of the city's twenty districts or arrondissements as his starting point, he provides a fascinating commentary on each of the major films both French and foreign that have been shot there, describing key locations and movie moments and creating in the process a wonderful mosaic of cinema's enduring love affair with the French capital. From pioneers of the medium like the Lumiere brothers to modern blockbusters like "The Da Vinci Code", Paris has always been one of the world's most filmed cities, and has arguably made more of a cinematic impression than even New York or Los Angeles. Complete with walking tours and maps to key areas, PARIS ON FILM is the essential guide for all lovers of Paris and the movies.

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  • Physical Description: 320 pages
  • Edition Info: Paperback; 2010-04-01


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