The principal map is of course the map of Paris onto which is drawn a version of the jeu de l'oie. This map has its reverse image in the map of the greater Paris region printed on the reverse, onto which the jeu de l'oie is also, necessarily, imposed:
The principal map has as complement a non-map emulating the layout of the jeu del'oie:
Of the other maps in the film, only one seems to signify - the same large map of the Paris métro, positioned incongruously in two different places:
Four other maps are glimpsed in passing:
For details on the places in this film, see here.
A film of Laurent Pelly's production of Offenbach’s operetta, for the Lyon Opéra.
‘The overture plays over an illuminated map of the Métro, the backdrop in Acts II and III is a Paris street map, and the Brazilian millionaire's bal masqué takes place in a brasserie chicly stuffed with street furniture and a bus.’
- BBC Music Magazine, February 2009.