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Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36) is a 2008 French romantic drama film directed by Christophe Barratier. This film is set in 1930s Paris. The film is a co-production of France, Germany, and the Czech Republic.
The stage manager of a popular music hall is charged with murder. During his confession, we see the story of the music hall and its entertainers in flashback. When the music hall closes down, a trio of unemployed friends vow to bring the business back from the dead by staging a musical they hope will be a hit. If their gamble pays off, they'll have the money to buy the theater for themselves and the power to control their own destinies.