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Allô Berlin ? Ici Paris !

Hello Berlin, Paris Calling
Film still from ALLÔ BERLIN? ICI PARIS!: The face of a woman with a telephone set.

Wed 08.03.

  • Director

    Julien Duvivier

  • France, Germany, USA / 1932
    89 min. / 35 mm / Original version

  • with

    Josette Day, Germaine Aussay, Wolfgang Klein

  • Original language

    German, French

  • Cinema

    Arsenal 1

    zu den Ticketszu dem Kalender

One of Duvivier's most cheerful films was a German-French-US co-production, a fast-paced comedy of love and mistaken identity about telephone operators in Paris and their colleagues at the Berlin telephone exchange. Brimming with the joy of experimentation, this multi-language film - the Germans speak German with each other, the French French, and when they meet they do their best to make themselves understood - celebrates the unifying power of the telephone, as well as the new medium of sound film, combining the best qualities of Weimar sound comedy with those of French Poetic realism. (re/fl)

Funded by:

  • Logo Minister of State for Culture and the Media
  • Logo des Programms NeuStart Kultur