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FULL SYNOPSIS

British playwright David Hare both wrote and directed the complicated political melodrama Paris By Night. Charlotte Rampling plays a Tory member of the European parliament, who lets absolutely nothing get in way of her ambitions. At present, Rampling is convinced that she is being blackmailed by her ex-business partner Andrew Ray. Upon accidentally meeting Ray, Rampling impulsively murders the man. In a deliciously ironic turn of events, she is approached by Ray's daughter Sinead Cusack, who hopes that Rampling will help her locate her missing dad. Rampling eventually finds out Ray had been innocent all along-but a greater shock awaits her at home, at the hands of her long-neglected husband Michael Gambon. Paris By Night contains far too many cute coincidences to be credible, but this fact doesn't immediately sink in as the audience revels in the film's superlative performances and David Hare's adroit manipulation of people, places and events. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Charlotte Rampling
as Clara Paige
Michael Gambon
as Gerald Paige
Robert Hardy
as Adam Gillvray
Iain Glen
as Wallace Sharp
Jane Asher
as Pauline
Andrew Ray
as Michael Swanton
Niamh Cusack
as Jenny Swanton
Linda Bassett
as Janet Swanton
Robert Flemyng
as Jack Sidmouth
Sandi Toksvig
as Sandra
Juliet Harmer
as Delia
Melissa Stribling
as Lady Boeing
Brian Cobby
as Foreign Secretary
Christopher Baines
as Young Organiser
Annabel Brooks
as Girl at Gillvray's Office
Edward Clayton
as Birmingham Chairman
Bradley Cole
as Young Man
Julian Firth
as Lawrence
Alain Fromager
as Paul inyafski
Reg Gadney
as British Diplomat
Francois Greze
as Young Hotel Clerk
Czeslaw Grocholski
as Foreign Lecturer
Louba Guertchikoff
as Mme. Zinyafski
Rebecca Journo
as Little Girl
Rashid Karapiet
as Sikh Leader
Geoffrey Larder
as Birmingham Assistant
Michael Motu
as Gendarme
Bernard Ristroph
as Hotel Night Clerk
Louisa Rix
as Nurse
Peter Whitbread
as English Lecturer
Geoffrey Wilkinson
as Porter at Club
Alain Fromager
as Paul inyafski
Bradley Cole
as Young Man
Czeslaw Grocholski
as Foreign Lecturer
Edward Clayton
as Birmingham Chairman
Peter Whitbread
as English Lecturer
Christopher Baines
as Young Organiser
Bernard Ristroph
as Hotel Night Clerk
Reg Gadney
as British Diplomat
Louba Guertchikoff
as Mme. Zinyafski
Rashid Karapiet
as Sikh Leader
Louisa Rix
as Nurse
Rebecca Journo
as Little Girl
Julian Firth
as Lawrence
Geoffrey Larder
as Birmingham Assistant
Annabel Brooks
as Girl at Gillvray's Office
Francois Greze
as Young Hotel Clerk
Michael Motu
as Gendarme

Crew

David Hare
Director
Patrick Cassavetti
Producer
Edward R. Pressman
Producer
David Hare
Screenwriter
Roger Pratt
Cinematographer
Georges Delerue
Composer (Music Score)
George Akers
Editor
Anthony Pratt
Production Designer
Michael Seirton
Set Designer
Elizabeth Waller
Costume Designer
Gareth Milne
Stunts
Pat Hay
Makeup
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