In the Latin Quarter’s maze of streets, you can’t miss the Action network’s three cinemas: the Christine, the Grand Action and the Action Ecoles (recently renamed the Desperado). Set up like cine-clubs, their principal mission is to screen restored copies of classic films.
Studio Christine first raised the curtain in April 1973. After a chaotic beginning, which ended in the buyout by Action, the Christine finally got into ther stride in 1974. Famous for its programmes of Hollywood masterpieces, it’s the place to cry over ‘Casablanca’ and dream over ‘The Shop Around the Corner’ – but is also worth a visit for its architectural history, with a carriage entrance from the time of Louis XIV.