Paris & its icons

Cinema & famous places

Many films have been shot in the city of lights that is Paris!

But do you know where?

Here are some Parisian addresses, where great films have been made, making the place legendary!

The Tourist &  Nemours coffe shop

The Tourist is an American film directed by Florian Henckel Von, released in 2010.

It’s a comic-romantic film starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. This film tells the story of a math teacher who falls in love with the beautiful Angelina Jolie during a trip to Venice.

We can see the actress leaving from a cafe in the 1st arrondissement of Paris: Le Nemours, 2 place Colette.

Shortly after, Élise interpreted by Angelina Jolie, leaves her apartment and heads to Place des Victoires.

Mission impossible & The Grand Palais

Mission Impossible Fallout is an American spy film written and co-produced and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, released in 2018. Sixth installment in the film series starring Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt.

At the end of this masterpiece, we observe Ethan, climbing the Grand Palace. The Grand Palais is a magnificent place where there are regular exhibitions. The latter is located at 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower.

Coco before Chanel & the Grand Vefour

Coco before Chanel is a French film directed by Anne Fontaine, released in theaters in 2009. French actress Audrey Tautou plays the role of Coco Chanel.

During the film, we learn that Gabrielle (Coco Chanel) likes a restaurant, Le grand Véfour and we see her eating there. 17 Rue de Beaujolais.

Femme fatale & his several parisian spaces

Femme fatale is a Franco-Swiss film directed by Brian de Palma released in 2002. The film tells the story of Laura Ash, a young woman, committing a hold up during the Cannes film festival.

In a scene of a femme fatale we can see that an event is happening in a church. More specifically at the Church of Our Lady of the Cross, 3 Place de Ménilmontant.

But also we see a scene in which the main actress, Laura, gets out of a car to go to the “Sheraton hotel” at Paris Charles de Gaule airport.

We also see the two main actors of the film, Laura and Nicolas, waiting for an ambassador on the Debilly footbridge, allowing us to admire the Eiffel Tower.

The Bourne Identity and his restaurants

The Bourne Identity is a spy film directed by Doug Liman, released in 2002. It is the first part of a film series based on the character of Jason Bourne.

During a scene at the Regina Hotel, we can see Marie, walking down the hall to speak to Jason.

What better way than a good bar to put back the ideas of our hero! The Patient Backpacker has been selected. This bar is located at 12 Boulevard de Denain.


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