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1,702 Ratings

Children of Paradise

Les enfants du paradis

Directed by Marcel Carné
France, 1945
Romance

Synopsis

Deftly entwining theater, literature, music, and design, director Marcel Carné and screenwriter Jacques Prévert resurrect the tumultuous world of nineteenth-century Paris, teeming with hucksters and aristocrats, thieves and courtesans, pimps and seers.

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Children of Paradise Directed by Marcel Carné

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2011

Venice Film Festival

1946 | Special Mention: International Critics Award (Feature Films)

Berlin International Film Festival

1987

Academy Awards

1947 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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