The Gates of Paris (1957)

09/27/1957 (FR) DramaComedyRomanceCrime 1h 46m


Juju, a drunken oaf who feels the need of being important to someone---anyone---and his friend The Artist are forced at gunpoint to house a fugitive, Pierre Barbier, in Juju's broken-down home. The urge for being needed is such in Juju that he gives up drinking and takes care of Pierre. But one day Juju finds out that Pierre has been making love to his girl Maria...

  1. René Clair

    Director, Screenplay

  2. René Fallet


  3. Jean Aurel


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  1. Pierre Brasseur

    Pierre Brasseur


  2. Georges Brassens

    Georges Brassens

    the artist

  3. Henri Vidal

    Henri Vidal

    Pierre Barbier

  4. Dany Carrel

    Dany Carrel


  5. Raymond Bussières

    Raymond Bussières

    Alphonse, the bistro, Maria's father

  6. Gabrielle Fontan

    Gabrielle Fontan

    Mme Sabatier, Juju and Nénette's mother

  7. Philippe de Chérisey

    Paulo, a regular at the bistro

  8. Annette Poivre

    Annette Poivre


  9. Alain Bouvette

    Alain Bouvette

    Paulo's boyfriend

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The Gates of Paris
The Gates of Paris

Original Title Porte des Lilas

Status Released

Original Language French

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