Children of paradise

Children of paradise

Les enfants du paradis

DVD - 2002 | French
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Drama about the theater and the individuals that made the stage their life. Includes the love story of four men for one woman.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Criterion Collection, c2002
ISBN: 9781604656282
Branch Call Number: DVD CHILDREN
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. & 1 booklet ([26] p.)

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1aa
Sep 10, 2015

Rather long, but well written and character and relationship driven, with little to no arresting imagery. None of the characters' plots resolve - it all loose ends.

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Libraryman1_0
Jun 03, 2014

A French film classic and one of the most marvelous pieces of cinema ever made. A delight. French title is Les Enfants du Paradis and was featured on Saturday Night at the Movies by my late friend Elwy Yost.

peteman125 Mar 26, 2013

Often cited as the greatest French film ever made, Children of Paradise is an epic yet personal tour de force. Treat yourself to a monumental viewing experience. Paradise refers to the upper or balcony section of the audience in the theatre where some of the action takes place.

SilkyNara Mar 12, 2013

The Villain proves to be honorable. The Hero is, first, clueless and then brutal. The love interest interests lie only on herself. The wife?A masochist? Somehow, I didn't get the reference to paradise.

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ReasonsForMoving
Dec 05, 2009

This movie was made during the German occuapation of France during WWII.

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