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1,842 Ratings

Children of Paradise

Les enfants du paradis

Directed by Marcel Carné
France, 1945


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

Venice Film Festival

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

Academy Awards

1947 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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