Filmed during the German occupation, this French milestone centers around the theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. Voted the “Best French Film in History” by the French Film Academy in 1990.

  1. Marcel Carné


  2. Jacques Prévert


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    Claire Reine, dite Garance

  2. Jean-Louis Barrault

    Jean-Louis Barrault

    Baptiste Debureau

  3. Pierre Brasseur

    Pierre Brasseur

    Frédérick Lemaître

  4. María Casares

    María Casares


  5. Marcel Herrand

    Marcel Herrand

    Pierre-François Lacenaire

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Children of Paradise
Children of Paradise



Original Title Les Enfants du Paradis

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 15, 1946


Original Language French

Runtime 3h 11m

Budget -

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