Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)

  |  Drama, History


Mademoiselle Paradis (2017) Poster

A blind pianist living in 18th-century Vienna forms an extraordinary relationship with the physician who is trying to restore her sight.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

6.5/10
410

Videos


Photos

  • Devid Striesow and Maria Dragus in Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Barbara Albert in Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Maria Dragus and Maresi Riegner in Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Maria Dragus in Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
  • Christine A. Maier in Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Barbara Albert

Writers:

Kathrin Resetarits (screenplay), Barbara Albert (collaboration on screenplay), Alissa Walser (novel)

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


8 April 2018 | Saint_Pauley
7
| Well made historical drama
Mademoiselle Paradis is the true story of blind Austrian prodigy pianist Maria Theresia Paradis (1759-1824) and her treatment under controversial doctor Franz Anton Mesmer (who believed there is an invisible aether coursing through us, that the treatment of this liquid could cure diseases, and from whom we get the terms 'mesmerize' and 'animal magnetism'). He was, it would seem, able to cure her blindness long as she was in his care.

I don't know if the film is interesting from a historical point of view or if it's only the director that makes it so. What I do know is interesting is the directing, which makes good use of lighting and contrast to illuminate the story of this blind young woman and dispel the shadows around medicine and misogyny in late 18th century Europe.

The actors and their costumes blend in perfectly with the setting, so fans of period dramas will find a lot to admire here. In short, this film is like Mesmer's liquid: no one will ever see it, but that doesn't mean it's without power.

Critic Reviews



Did You Know?

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Drama | History

Are You a Sansa or a Cersei?

"Game of Thrones" Season 8 has finally premiered, so in celebration we take to the streets to see which characters fans relate to the most.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com