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Under the Paris Sky (1951)

Sous le ciel de Paris (original title)
| Drama | 5 May 1952 (USA)
Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.


Julien Duvivier


Julien Duvivier (screenplay), René Lefèvre (adaptation) (as Rene Lefevre) | 3 more credits »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Brigitte Auber ... Denise Lambert
Jean Brochard ... Jules Hermenault
René Blancard ... Le professeur Bertelin (as Rene Blancard)
Paul Frankeur ... Milou
Raymond Hermantier Raymond Hermantier ... Mathias, l'artiste
Daniel Ivernel ... Georges Forestier
Pierre Destailles Pierre Destailles ... Michel
Jacques Clancy Jacques Clancy ... Armand Mestre (as Jacques Clancy de la Comédie Française)
Christiane Lénier Christiane Lénier ... Marie-Thérèse (as Christiane Lenier)
Marie-France Marie-France ... La petite Colette Malingret
François Périer ... Récitant (voice) (as François Perier)
Marcelle Praince ... Madame Balthazar, la voyante
Catherine Fonteney Catherine Fonteney ... La dame des invalides (as Catherine Fonteney de la Comédie Française)
René Génin René Génin ... Le cocher
Georgette Anys Georgette Anys ... Madame Malingret
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Fates of multiple otherwise disconnected characters intertwine miraculously under the sky of Paris. And it all happens in one day.

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Coeur de Paris
Music by Jean Wiener
Lyrics by René Rouzaud
Sung by André Claveau
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A great film of Julien Duvivier.
21 January 2020 | by zutterjp48See all my reviews

For one day we shall follow the lifes of very different persons: a young woman looking for love,an old lady taking care of cats, workers in strike, a sculptor ,a student of medicine,a policeman and by magic all their lives will be connected.A wonderful description of Paris, of its people made with poetry. The actors and actresses were really excellent: Brigitte Aubert (Denise Lambert) Sylvie (Mademoiselle Perrier), Daniel Ivernel (Georges Forestier), Paul Frankeur (Milou) Marie-France (La petite Colett Malingret) and François Périer (Narrator). Also "Sous le ciel de Paris" is a masterpiece of photography,The cinematographer Nicolas Hayer was also the cinematographer of "Le Corbeau" (1943). Another important point: "Sous le ciel de Paris" is a tale narrated with tenderness and humour by François Périer. Finally there is one song: "Sous le ciel de Paris",music by Hubert Giraud,lyrics of Jean Dréjac and sung by Jean Bretonnière: very great and famous French singer have sung once this nice song (Yves Montand,Juliette Gréco, Édith Piaf, etc).

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5 May 1952 (USA) See more »

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Regina Films, Filmsonor See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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