A Woman of Paris
A Woman of Paris (1923)

Charles Chaplin's first, long-awaited, independent production for United Artists begins with an only partially true caveat from its creator: "To The Public -- In order to avoid any misunderstanding, I wish to announce that I do not… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 2, 2004
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Brody
New Yorker

Chaplin's manner is deft and witty, but the depiction of unchecked wealth and the moral rot it breeds links this drawing-room romance to the fierce political comedies in which he stars.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A moving and entertaining work, executed with high finesse by a master cineast.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Chaplin's "drama of fate" is really a drama of coincidence and irony, as befits the crossroads of Victorian and Jazz Age Europe

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TIME Magazine

For some years great groups of the illuminati have been proclaiming Charles S. Chaplin an artist. Yet our good old uncles and funny old aunts, who really knew about custard pies, demurred.

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Time Out

Despite its wealth of detail and sharp observations about morality, the film remains curiously insubstantial with its refined dabbling in the elements of satire, sentiment and melodrama exploited with such panache in Chaplin's starring comedies.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The soap opera love triangle story takes the form of a morality play and is well-constructed but hardly substantial.

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Variety Staff
Variety

A Woman of Paris is a serious, sincere effort, with a bang story subtlety of idea-expression.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The picture's effectiveness is enhanced by several comic touches.

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Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

Its vintage melodrama does creak with age nowadays. But it remains a Chaplin masterwork that deserves rediscovery.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
This was a good movie, a sad, romantic, and sometimes a bit humourous story, with good actors. Just note that Chaplin only directs the movie, he doesn't… More
Pierluigi Puccini
Charles Chaplin is not the star of this, his first serious drama. It's a silent film but Chaplin's direction of actors is so good that they don't… More
Dimitris Springer
What distincts A Woman of Paris is the line between its overt melodrama and the glorious feature-film period in which Chaplin entered with The Kid.Here,he… More