MIDNIGHT IN PARIS: Timless beauty
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS
Directed by Woody Allen. Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Michael Sheen, Kathy Bates, Adrian Brody, Carla Bruni, Corey Stoll. 94 mins.
In cinemas October 7
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