Children Of Paradise(Retrospective 2019)
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 and Frederick Lamaitre, a promising actor who starts an affair with Garance, their story will unravel only several years later.

Best Scenario Nomination – Academy Awards, 1947
Official Selection – Venice International Film Festival, 1946
Marcel Carne
Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur
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183 minutes
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