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Dans Paris (English: Inside Paris) is a 2006 French romantic drama film written and directed by Christophe Honoré and starring Romain Duris, Louis Garrel, Guy Marchand, Joana Preiss, Alice Butaud, and Marie-France Pisier.

Dans Paris
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Film poster
Directed byChristophe Honoré
Produced byPaulo Branco
Written byChristophe Honoré
Music byAlex Beaupain
CinematographyJean-Louis Vialard
Edited byChantal Hymans
Release date
  • 4 October 2006 (2006-10-04)
Running time
92 minutes
Box office$1,810,452[1]


Two brothers Paul and Jonathan attempt to help one another out of their respective troubles and worries while living with their divorced father, Mirko. Paul has broken up with Anna, while Jonathan is a womanizer.




At Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 60% based on 53 reviews, and an average rating of 6.25/10.[3] The website's critical consensus reads, "Director Christophe Honore updates the pretensions and the charms of the French New Wave for Dans Paris, his poignant yet frustratingly dense film."[3] At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 60 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[4]

Manohla Dargis of The New York Times praised the film's "playful, liberatory style", which she found reminiscent of the best films of the French New Wave.[5] Paul Schrodt of Slant Magazine gave the film 3 out of 4 stars, writing, "As reckless as love itself, the movie has its ups and downs, but you can't help but be touched by it."[6]

At the 32nd César Awards, Guy Marchand was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor award.[7]


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  2. ^ "Dans Paris - Awards & Festivals". Mubi. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Dans Paris". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  4. ^ "In Paris". Metacritic. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  5. ^ Dargis, Manohla (8 August 2007). "Two Brothers, One Down and One Out". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  6. ^ Schrodt, Paul (9 August 2007). "Review: Dans Paris". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  7. ^ Leffler, Rebecca (27 January 2007). "Cesar noms to 'Glory,' 'Chatterley,' 'No One'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 5 May 2019.

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