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The Children of Paradise


Even in 1945, [[Performer~P83923~Marcel Carné~marcelcarné]]'s Children of Paradise was regarded as an old-fashioned film. Set in the Parisian theatrical world of the 1840s, [[Performer~P107057~Jacques Prévert~jacquesprévert]]'s screenplay concerns four men in love with the mysterious Garance ([[Performer~P2230~Arletty~arletty]]). Each loves Garance in his own fashion, but only the intentions of sensitive mime-actor Deburau (Jean-Louis Barrault) are entirely honorable; as a result, it is he who suffers...more