Children of Paradise
Often considered the classic epic of French film, Children of Paradise is the tragic tale of vastly different men who all fall for the same woman (played by Arletty). This romantic saga takes place amid a theatrical community in 19th-century Paris, set against a backdrop of intrigue, duels and murder that allegorizes occupied France. Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur and María Casares co-star in this Oscar-nominated film for Best Original Screenplay.
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- Marcel Carné
- This movie is
- TIME® Magazine List
- All-TIME 100 Movies
- 1947 Academy Award®
- Best Writing nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary by film scholars Brian Stonehill and Charles Affron; video introduction by Terry Gilliam.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it