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Children of Paradise
Les enfants du paradis

"I would give up all my films to have directed Children of Paradise". - François Truffaut

8 December 2019 & 14 December 2019

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French with English and Thai subtitles

 

 

Poetic realism reached sublime heights with Children of Paradise, widely considered one of the greatest French films of all time. This nimble depiction of nineteenth-century Paris’s theatrical demimonde, filmed during World War II, follows a mysterious woman (Arletty) loved by four different men (all based on historical figures): an actor, a criminal, a count, and, most poignantly, a mime (Jean-Louis Barrault, in a longing-suffused performance for the ages). With sensitivity and dramatic élan, director Marcel Carné and screenwriter Jacques Prévert resurrect a world teeming with hucksters and aristocrats, thieves and courtesans, pimps and seers.

 

BKKSR Cinémathèque  

BKKSR Cinémathèque is a new monthly program of classic French films. Each month brings a new masterpiece of French cinema with Thai and English subtitles. Movie goes will receive a different limited edition collectible badge each month.

 

About the film

Director: Marcel Carné
Country: France
Year: 1945
Duration: 209 mins

 

 

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