Children of Paradise PG

Sat 10 Dec, 5pm



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Director: Marcel Carné

Cast: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur

Year: 1945

Duration: 182 mins

Certificate: PG

Please note - This film will have no ads or trailers before it and will start promptly at 5pm.

Cited at the Cannes Film Festival as the greatest French film of all time, and costing more than any French film before it, Les Enfants du paradis was shot in Paris and Nice during the Nazi occupation and released in 1945.

Set in the Parisian theatrical world of the 1840s, Jacques Prévert's screenplay depicts four men in love with the mysterious Garance (Arletty). Each loves Garance in his own way, but only the intentions of sensitive mime-actor Deburau (Jean-Louis Barrault) are entirely honourable...

Screening as part of the French Film Festival UK. Every year the Festival selects a fantastic variety of French cinema, with many films not screened in the UK before.