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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Paola Bustillos's rating of the film Air of Paris

  2. Korial's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Your average melodramma about social classes disparities, troubled youth and the redemptive potential of sport, love. I presume viewers in the 50s consumed many similar movies. There is nothing special but neither wrong about such pieces. Its aim is entertainment but the language might be outdated for modern times.

  3. JoostA's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Loved it — it ticked quite a few boxes. First and foremost: Gabin is one of my favorite actors. In this one — frustrated boxer-turned-coach finds young apprentice to live his dream but can he really? —he finds his match in a stellar performance from Arletty, who plays the wife, with her own frustrations. Lesaffre did a great job as the young boxer. Carne stages it smartly and the film looks great.

  4. the_mentaculus's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Remarkably, impeccably average. The retired boxer, the naive protege, the tug of young, distracting love - it's a tale as old as time, and any superior characterization or distractingly star performance is undercut by its pedestrian material. Even so, it's a must for completionists of Carne and Gabin.

  5. mark adamczyk's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Gabin is great in so many roles, here too. Good boxing match scenes. Touching story. and a refreshing ending, not the one expected.

  6. Slappy McGee's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Charming actors and a well-made film. Carne proves himself as a solid craftsman in this '50's boxing tale. You know, this movie actually "feels" very much of its time. It just looks and feels like a 50's film. (go figure, right?) Very good lighting for the actors, great framing, music and a delightful (albeit traditional) story. It's a very solid film and I love the style of this filmmaking.

  7. Bernardo Anderson's rating of the film Air of Paris

    A movie about maturing and having to make hard decisions for your future. I really enjoyed, for as simple and predictable of a story it is.

  8. El Biffo's rating of the film Air of Paris

    Beautiful photography makes this boring, overly sentimental and extremely predictable boxing picture almost bearable.