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Paris qui Dort

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Time Out says

The first feature of director-writer-novelist-Dadaist René Clair resembles his better-known short 'Entr'acte' in its manic comic invention and its all-round energetic absurdity. It starts out with a crazed inventor perfecting a ray that suspends animation throughout Paris, and then has a great deal of fun tracing the paths of a handful of 'survivors' through the frozen city. The prolific jokes about motion and stasis are fundamentally movie concept gags, and they relate directly to contemporary avant-garde film concerns.
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Release Details

  • Duration:5 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:René Clair
  • Screenwriter:René Clair
  • Cast:
    • Charles Martinelli
    • Albert Préjean
    • Henri Rollan
    • Madeleine Rodrigue
    • Marcel Vallée
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