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Children of Paradise (Les enfants du paradis) (1946)

Children of Paradise
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Arletty Arletty
Claire Reine, dite Garance
Jean-Louis Barrault Jean-Louis Barrault
Baptiste Debureau
Pierre Brasseur Pierre Brasseur
Frédérick Lemaître
Pierre Renoir Pierre Renoir
Jéricho
María Casares María Casares
Nathalie
Gaston Modot Gaston Modot
Fil de Soie
Fabien Loris Fabien Loris
Avril
Marcel Pérès Marcel Pérès
Le directeur des Funambules


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A classic

8 years, 10 months ago at Sep 13 13:25
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Since it is considered one of the greatest classics of the French cinema, of course, I was really eager to check it out and eventually, I wasn’t disappointed, that’s for sure. Indeed, first of all, you have to check the great people who were involved in this production (it was directed by Marcel Carné and written by French poet Jacques Prévert). When you dig into its history, it is even mor... read more
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Description: This tragic tale centers around the ill-fated love between Baptiste, a theater mime, and Claire Reine, an actress and otherwise woman-about-town who calls herself Garance. Garance, in turn, is loved by three other men: Frederick, a pretentious actor; Lacenaire, a conniving thief; and Count Eduard of Monteray. The story is further complicated by Nathalie, an actress who is in love with Baptiste. Garance and Baptiste meet when Garance is falsely accused of stealing a man's watch. Garance is forced to enter the protection of Count Eduard when she is innocently implicated in a crime committed by Lacenaire. In the intervening years o ... (more)
Release date: 15 March 1946
UPC: 037429151723
Tags: Drama (9), Romance (7), French (6), France (6), 1940s (6), Mime (5), Love (4), Theater (4), 1945 (4), Actor (4), Marriage (3), Police (3), Duel (3), Peasant (2), Love At First Sight (2), Pantomime (2), Stage (2), Shakespeare's Othello (2), (2), Thriller (2)
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