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A Monster in Paris (Un monstre à Paris) is a 2011 French 3D computer-animated musical comedy science fantasy adventure film directed by Bibo Bergeron, produced by Luc Besson, written by Stéphane Kazandjian, distributed by EuropaCorp Distribution, features the voices of Sean Lennon, Vanessa Paradis, Adam Goldberg, Danny Huston, Madeline Zima, Matthew Géczy, Jay Harrington, Catherine O'Hara, and Bob Balaban and based on a story he wrote.
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte) painted in 1884, is one of Georges Seurat's most famous works.
Albert Marquet (27 March 1875 – 14 June 1947) was a French painter, associated with the Fauvist movement.
Alfred Sisley (30 October 1839 – 29 January 1899) was an Impressionist landscape painter who was born and spent most of his life in France, but retained British citizenship.
window. A klippe is a solitary outcrop of the nappe in the middle of autochthonous material. In structural geology, an allochthon, or an allochthonous block, is a large block of rock which has been moved from its original site of formation, usually by low angle thrust faulting.
Andrus Johani (1 Setpember 1906 – 18 August 1941) was a painter from Estonia.
An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist(s) must contend.
The Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.
The Aube is a river in France, a right tributary of the Seine.
Jean-Édouard Vuillard (11 November 186821 June 1940) was a French painter and printmaker associated with the Nabis.
Île aux Juifs, Paris, also called Île des Templiers, was an island on the Seine in Paris situated just west of the Île de la Cité.
In geography, the word bank generally refers to the land alongside a body of water.
Bateaux Mouches are open excursion boats that provide visitors to Paris, France, with a view of the city from along the river Seine.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Bougival is a commune (or village) in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Burgundy (Bourgogne) is a historical territory and a former administrative region of France.
A cable-stayed bridge has one or more towers (or pylons), from which cables support the bridge deck.
Camille Pissarro (10 July 1830 – 13 November 1903) was a Danish-French Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist painter born on the island of St Thomas (now in the US Virgin Islands, but then in the Danish West Indies).
The Canal de la Haute-Seine, also known as Upper Seine Canal is a canal in central France.
Carl Fredrik Hill (31 May 1849 - 22 February 1911) was a Swedish painter.
Charles-François Daubigny (15 February 181719 February 1878) was one of the painters of the Barbizon school, and is considered an important precursor of Impressionism.
Chatou is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Chinon is a commune located in the Indre-et-Loire department in the Region Centre, France.
Oscar-Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.
Conflans-Sainte-Honorine is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Constant Troyon (August 28, 1810 – February 21, 1865) was a French painter of the Barbizon school.
Deliberately causing death through the effects of combustion, or effects of exposure to extreme heat, has a long history as a form of capital punishment.
The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
Dijon is a city in eastern:France, capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region.
A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.
Dredging is an excavation activity usually carried out underwater, in harbours, shallow seas or freshwater areas with the purpose of gathering up bottom sediments to deepen or widen the sea bottom / channel.
Emilio (Emi) Grau Sala (1911, Barcelona - 1975, Paris) was a Catalan painter.
The English Channel (la Manche, "The Sleeve"; Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Mor Bretannek, "Sea of Brittany"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Epte is a river in Seine-Maritime and Eure, in Normandy, France.
Eugène Louis Boudin (12 July 18248 August 1898) was one of the first French landscape painters to paint outdoors.
Eugène Louis Gabriel Isabey (22 July 1803, in Paris – 25 April 1886, in Montévrain) was a French painter, lithographer and watercolorist in the Romantic style.
The Eure is a river between Normandy and Centre-Val de Loire in north-western France, left tributary of the Seine.
An ex-voto is a votive offering to a saint or to a divinity; the term is usually restricted to Christian examples.
Félix Edouard Vallotton (December 28, 1865December 29, 1925) was a Swiss/French painter and printmaker associated with the collective known as.
The First Canadian Army (1reArmée canadienne) was a field army and the senior formation of the Canadian Army that served on the Western Front from July 1944 until May 1945 during the Second World War.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Jean Frédéric Bazille (December 6, 1841 – November 28, 1870) was a French Impressionist painter.
Gallo-Roman religion was a fusion of the traditional religious practices of the Gauls, who were originally Celtic speakers, and the Roman and Hellenistic religions introduced to the region under Roman Imperial rule.
Gaston Sébire (August 18, 1920 - 2001) was a French painterBell, Quentin.
Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman.
Each man who held the position of Grand Master of the Knights Templar was the supreme commander of the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (also known as the Knights Templar), starting with founder Hugues de Payens in 1118.
Guy Louis Debord (28 December 1931 – 30 November 1994) was a French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding member of the Situationist International (SI).
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France.
Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.
Jacques de Molay (c. 1243 – 18 March 1314), also spelt "Molai",Demurger, pp.
Javert is a fictional character, the primary antagonist of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel Les Misérables.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (July 16, 1796 – February 22, 1875) was a French landscape and portrait painter as well as a printmaker in etching.
Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc; 6 January c. 1412Modern biographical summaries often assert a birthdate of 6 January for Joan, which is based on a letter from Lord Perceval de Boulainvilliers on 21 July 1429 (see Pernoud's Joan of Arc By Herself and Her Witnesses, p. 98: "Boulainvilliers tells of her birth in Domrémy, and it is he who gives us an exact date, which may be the true one, saying that she was born on the night of Epiphany, 6 January"). – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" (La Pucelle d'Orléans), is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint.
Johan Barthold Jongkind (3 June 1819 – 9 February 1891) was a Dutch painter and printmaker.
Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent.
Katoucha Niane (23 October 1960 – 2 February 2008) was a Senegalese model.
The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar or simply as Templars, were a Catholic military order recognised in 1139 by papal bull Omne Datum Optimum of the Holy See.
Langres is a commune in northeastern France.
Le Havre, historically called Newhaven in English, is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northwestern France.
Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century.
This page is a list of present-day bridges over the River Seine and its channels, sorted by département, and then sorted from downstream to upstream.
The following are lists of World Heritage Sites in Europe.
The Loing is a long river in central France, a left tributary of the Seine.
Marcilly-sur-Seine is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.
The Marne (la Marne) is a river in France, an eastern tributary of the Seine in the area east and southeast of Paris.
Matthieu Chedid (born 21 December 1971), better known by his stage name -M-, is a French rock singer-songwriter and guitar player.
Maurice Boitel (July 31, 1919 – August 11, 2007) was a French painter.
Montereau-Fault-Yonne, or simply Montereau, is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.
Nogent-sur-Seine is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.
The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
Notre-Dame de Paris (meaning "Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Oise is a department in the north of France.
The Oise is a river of Belgium and France, flowing for from its source in the Belgian province of Hainaut, south of Chimay.
Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.
Organic matter, organic material, or natural organic matter (NOM) refers to the large pool of carbon-based compounds found within natural and engineered, terrestrial and aquatic environments.
Achille-Émile Othon Friesz (6 February 1879 – 10 January 1949), who later called himself Othon Friesz, a native of Le Havre, was a French artist of the Fauvist movement.
The Ource is a long river in northeastern France, a right tributary of the river Seine.
Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Paris Basin is one of the major geological regions of France having developed since the Triassic on a basement formed by the Variscan orogeny.
The Paris massacre of 1961 occurred on 17 October 1961, during the Algerian War (1954–62).
The sewers of the French capital Paris date back to the year 1370 when the first underground system was constructed under Rue Montmartre.
Paris-Plages ("Paris Beaches"; till 2006 Paris-Plage in the singular) is a plan run by the office of the mayor of Paris that creates temporary artificial beaches each summer along the river Seine in the centre of Paris, and, since 2007, along the Bassin de la Villette in the northeast of Paris.
Philip IV (April–June 1268 – 29 November 1314), called the Fair (Philippe le Bel) or the Iron King (le Roi de fer), was King of France from 1285 until his death.
The Pont Alexandre III is a deck arch bridge that spans the Seine in Paris.
The Pont de Normandie is a cable-stayed road bridge that spans the river Seine linking Le Havre to Honfleur in Normandy, northern France.
The Pont Neuf ("New Bridge""Neuf" when used as a NOUN is a number (nine or 9). When describing a noun (adjective) it means new or unused. (http://translate.google.com/translate_t#fr|en|Neuf)-->) is the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France.
Pont Saint-Michel is a bridge linking the Place Saint-Michel on the left bank of the river Seine to the Île de la Cité.
Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok (Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar shaggy breeches") was a legendary Danish and Swedish Viking hero and ruler, known from Viking Age Old Norse poetry and sagas.
Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy.
Reims (also spelled Rheims), a city in the Grand Est region of France, lies east-northeast of Paris.
Richard Parkes Bonington (25 October 1802 – 23 September 1828) was an English Romantic landscape painter, who moved to France at the age of 14 and can also be considered as a French artist, and an intermediary bringing aspects of English style to France.
The Risle (less common: Rille) is a long river in Normandy, left tributary of the Seine.
La Rive Droite (The Right Bank) is most commonly associated with the river Seine in central Paris.
La Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris.
Rollo or Gaange Rolf (Norman: Rou; Old Norse: Hrólfr; Rollon; 846 – 930 AD) was a Viking who became the first ruler of Normandy, a region of France.
Rouen (Frankish: Rodomo; Rotomagus, Rothomagus) is a city on the River Seine in the north of France.
At the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, four events in rowing were contested, marking the introduction of the sport to the Olympic program.
The rowing competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris featured seven events, all for men only.
Saint-Mammès is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France, in the metropolitan area of Paris.
Sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) is a condition in which untreated sewage is discharged from a sanitary sewer into the environment prior to reaching sewage treatment facilities.
Seine was a department of France encompassing Paris and its immediate suburbs.
''The River Seine at Chatou'' by Maurice de Vlaminck, 1906. The Seine River was the scene of many early experiments with steam navigation.
In Gallo-Roman religion, Sequana was the goddess of the river Seine, particularly the springs at the source of the Seine, and the Gaulish tribe the Sequani.
Sewage (or domestic wastewater or municipal wastewater) is a type of wastewater that is produced from a community of people.
The Siege of Paris and the Sack of Paris of 845 was the culmination of a Viking invasion of France.
The Siege of Paris of 885–886 was part of a Viking raid on the Seine, in the Kingdom of the West Franks.
Source-Seine is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.
Suresnes is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France.
At the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, seven swimming events were contested.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
A tidal bore, often simply given as bore in context, is a tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave (or waves) of water that travels up a river or narrow bay against the direction of the river or bay's current.
A troop is a military sub-subunit, originally a small formation of cavalry, subordinate to a squadron.
Troyes is a commune and the capital of the department of Aube in north-central France.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
Vanessa Chantal Paradis (born 22 December 1972) is a French singer-songwriter, musician, actress and model.
Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
The Walters Art Museum, located in Mount Vernon-Belvedere, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, is a public art museum founded and opened in 1934.
A water polo tournament was held on the Seine on 11 and 12 August 1900 as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Yonne is a river in France, a left-bank tributary of the Seine.
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.