Exhibitions

// MONTMARTRE : DÉCOR DE CINÉMA //

From 12/04/17 to 14/01/2018

7 days / 7

Celebrated for the Sacré-Coeur basilica, the Moulin Rouge, its numerous cabarets, studios where artists succeeded artists, Montmartre is without doubt one of the most emblematic neighbourhoods of Paris. From the beginning of the history of cinema to the present, its charm and history have generated the interest of filmmakers, both French and foreign. The atmosphere of the Butte (hill of Montmartre), its romanticism and natural cinematography draw the attention of filmmakers. Their take on different places (Moulin Rouge, Sacré- Coeur, Place du Tertre, the Lapin Agile…), the atypical paintings (staircases, side streets, maisonettes, typical montmartre interiors, street lamps…), even its inhabitants (artists, dancers, ordinary people, policemen, gangsters, and prostitutes…).

The Paris of celebration and joy but also that of crime and perdition come together in the celebration of art and poetry

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