Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Bitter Moon (1992)

French title: Lunes de fiel
dir. Roman Polanski

Oscar (Peter Coyote) gets off the bus after handing over his ticket to Mimi (Emmanuelle Seigner) – 108 Rue de Rennes, Paris, France.

Oscar mistakes a shopgirl for Mimi – 102 Rue de Rennes, Paris, France.

Oscar has a date with Mimi after her dance class – Centre de danse du Marais, 41 Rue du Temple, Paris, France.

The Thai restaurant – 116 Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France.

Oscar and Mimi playing hopscotch in the street – Rue des Blancs Manteaux at Rue Pecquay, Paris, France.

Oscar and Mimi sitting on a bench – Square Jean-XXIII, Paris, France. It’s located behind the Notre Dame cathedral.

The shooting gallery and merry-go-round – Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France.

The sex shop – 96 Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France. The shop has since closed.

Oscar thinking about other women – 116 Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France. It’s the same location that was used earlier for the Thai restaurant.

Oscar looking at a sex ad – 139 Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France. It’s right across the street from the restaurant.

The Ferris wheel – Place de la Concorde, Paris, France.

Oscar tells Mimi that their romance has turned sour – Square Jean-XXIII, Paris, France.

The airport – Charles de Gaulle Airport, 95700 Roissy-en-France, France

Oscar picks up a woman – 42 Avenue Montaigne, Paris, France.

Oscar leaving a nightclub with two girls – 7 Rue du Bourg l'Abbé, Paris, France. The club has been closed and there’s some construction going on around the building. Polanski earlier used this location in Frantic.

Oscar is hit by a car – 62 Boulevard de Sébastopol, Paris, France.

Mimi pushing Oscar in a wheelchair – Pont des Arts looking toward the Louvre, Paris, France.

Mimi and Oscar in a park – Bois de Boulogne, Paris, France

See also...

Last Tango in Paris



  1. Oh my God, thank you, this is my favorite movie, I hope some day I would travel to these places

  2. Just back from Paris and visited a few of these locations, thank you!

  3. Thank you for this..this is awesome. I've wondered where these locations were..I recently saw the movie and loved it. Hope to visit it one day.

  4. Thanks. Do you have the filming dates too for bitter moon?

  5. You’ve done a great job with the locations! Is there any chance that you know where Oscar’s apartment is located?

    1. The window view was shot from the upper floor of the apartment building on the SE corner of Rue Gay Lussac and Rue Louis Thuillier. It looks like since then it's been replaced by a modern building.