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Au Grand Balcon


French filmmaker [[Performer~P87326~Henry Decoin~henridecoin]] was better known for his stylistic panache than his creative originality. In Au Grand Terrace (originally released in 1949 as Au Grand Balcon), [[Performer~P87326~Decoin~henridecoin]] weaves a familiar story with finesse. Like the director himself, the film's hero is World War I aviator Carbot, played by [[Performer~P25046~Pierre Fresnay~pierrefresnay]]. After the war, Carbot attempts to establish a commercial airline, for the purpose of...more