Paris Follies

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Paris Follies
La Ritournelle poster.jpg
French theatrical release poster
Directed byMarc Fitoussi
Produced byMarc Fitoussi
Written bySylvie Dauvillier
Marc Fitoussi
StarringIsabelle Huppert
Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Michael Nyqvist
Music byTim Gane
Sean O'Hagan
CinematographyAgnès Godard
Edited byLaure Gardette
Avenue B Productions
Vito Films
SND Films
France 2 Cinéma
Les Films de la Suane
Distributed bySND Films
Release date
  • 11 June 2014 (2014-06-11)
Running time
98 minutes
Budget$5 million[1]
Box office$2 million[1]

Paris Follies (French: La Ritournelle) is a 2014 French comedy film written and directed by Marc Fitoussi. It stars Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Michael Nyqvist.[2] It competed in the main competition section of the 36th Moscow International Film Festival.[3][4]


Brigitte Lecanu lives on the countryside as the wife of a cattle breeder. During a party at the neighbour's Brigitte gets to know a younger man from Paris who adores her. Feeling flattered she pretends to have to visit a dermatologist in Paris. After her devotee has disappointed her she begins an affair with a Danish businessman. Her husband Xavier follows her to Paris, hoping to save their marriage.



  1. ^ a b "La Ritournelle". JP's Box-Office.
  2. ^ "'Paris Follies' ('La Ritournelle'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  3. ^ "36th Moscow Film Festival Competition Program". MIFF. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Paris Follies". Retrieved 18 February 2015.

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