Paris Follies

Paris Follies

French theatrical release poster
Directed by Marc Fitoussi
Produced by Marc Fitoussi
Written by Sylvie Dauvillier
Marc Fitoussi
Starring Isabelle Huppert
Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Michael Nyqvist
Music by Tim Gane
Sean O'Hagan
Cinematography Agnès Godard
Edited by Laure Gardette
Avenue B Productions
Vito Films
SND Films
France 2 Cinéma
Les Films de la Suane
Distributed by SND Films
Release dates
  • 11 June 2014 (2014-06-11)
Running time
98 minutes
Country France
Language French
Budget €4.2 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. 1 2 "La Ritournelle". JP's Box-Office.
  2. "'Paris Follies' ('La Ritournelle'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  3. "36th Moscow Film Festival Competition Program". MIFF. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. "Paris Follies". Retrieved 2015-02-18.
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