Saturday, February 20, 2010


Les Enfants du Paradis, released as Children of Paradise in North America, is a 1945 film by French director Marcel Carné, made during the Nazi occupation of France. Set among the Parisian theatre scene of the 1830s, it tells the story of a beautiful courtesan, Garance, and the four men who love her in their own ways: a mime, an actor, a criminal and an aristocrat. A three-hour film divided into two halves, it was described in the original American trailer as the French answer to Gone with the Wind.The film was voted "Best French Film Ever" in a poll of 600 French critics and professionals in 1995.

beauty to the max. my french friend fainted after seeing this film.

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