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Top Ten Places to Propose in Paris

She’s dreamed of this moment ever since she was a little girl…no pressure then! Whisking her off for a romantic trip to Paris with a secret mission to propose couldn’t be a better solution, but where are the best places in Paris to propose? For many, the classic spots are a great place to propose, […]

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Parisian Characters

Island of Refuge

Island of Refuge – Feature Length Documentary – Extended Trailer from Zed Productions on Vimeo. “Listen to me, my family, this is very important. We are going to go through many villages, many towns, many cities and many borders. Be patient. If you see people pushing, let them push. If you see people shouting, let […]

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Theatres

“And the César 2016 goes to…”

On Friday, February 26th, the 41ème Nuit des César (the 41th edition of the annual César Awards – the French equivalent of America’s Oscars) was held at the Théâtre du Châtelet. Of course, the Set in Paris team had to go.  On this chilly night, we huddled together for warmth, waiting with baited breath, our eyes straining to see […]

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Parisian Characters

Our very own modern-day Hemingway x

When I first saw him, Joseph Terrell, our very own modern-day Hemingway, was sauntering down our little medieval Paris road with a cigar hanging out of his mouth.  This silver fox was infused with an air of experience. I mean, this guy looked COOL.   This guy has seen things, lived things, knows things!   I was intrigued and […]

Sex & the City
Cinema Meets Fashion

Carrie Bradshaw’s Paris

  Miss Carrie Bradshaw is the epitome of the New York 30s-something — columnist, fashionista, girl who knows how to brunch. After six seasons centered on Miss Bradshaw’s Manhattan lifestyle, Sex and the City took a daring plunge and moved its 2004 series finale to Paris. New York may be home to Carrie’s best gal pals (and most of her shoes), […]

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Parisian Characters

From Montreal to Paris: Josiane Blanc, Film Director & Tour Guide Extraodinaire

The 10 finalists will have their movie shown at the Festival International du Court-métrage de Clermont-Ferrand I’m superexcited about this blog post because it is no ordinary blog post – introducing our very own tour guide, Josiane.  Josiane is all smiles, has a knack with people and comes from a cinematographic backgound. Last summer she finally settled in […]

Movie tour Paris
Director's Cut

#FilmTripping

  If there’s one thing that unites the 20 arrondisments of Paris, it’s cinema. To walk around the French capital is to take a trip through film old and new. Home of la nouvelle vague, it’s here, among the bridges, museums and buildings that directors such as Luis Buñuel and the great Truffaut have found […]

Perception
Director's Cut

A Parisian ‘Perception’

Perception, a fairly new crime drama TV series by TNT, tells the story of Dr. Daniel Pierce, a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist who finds himself constantly helping the FBI solve their most complex cases, despite him seemingly having an aversion towards the government. As a special treat, the show has decided to film its first episode of season […]

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Things To Do in Paris

Paris Ghost Tours

While following the news of Rosemary’s Baby, Set in Paris decided to get in the spirit of the genre, and hop on the Mysteries of Paris tour, “the first, original, and premiere tour to explore the ‘Darkside of the City of Lights’. Night Tours featuring Vampire & Ghost Walk brings you through the dark heart […]

Rosemary's Baby
Director's Cut

Rosemary’s Baby

Earlier this year, NBC studios announced that they were moving forward with their plans for Rosemary’s Baby, and began filming in none other than Paris. A remake of the 1968 horror classic of the same name, the new version will be serialized into a 4-hour mini-series television-event, and air later this year on NBC. With […]

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Theatres

‘I declare the Césars Ceremony open!

The 39th  annual César Awards are underway in Paris, and the city is buzzing with news surrounding the star-studded event. The esteemed evening will be held on Friday, February 28th at the Théâtre du Châtelet, and following the ceremonies is the “gala dîner” open for all on the VIP guest-list at Fouquet’s Restaurant on Champs-Élysées. The much anticipated after-parties go […]