Original Ratio: 1.37:1 / 1080 24p
Audio: LPCM Dual Mono 2.0
B&W / Region Code B
Running Time 190 MINS
French Language English subtitles
LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS
THE RESTORED EDITION
2 DISC SET
MARCEL CARNÉS MASTERPIECE
Directed by Marcel Carné
with Arletty Jean-Louis Barrault
Pierre Brasseur Maria Casarès
Voted The best French film ever made by the French Film Academy, Les Enfants du Paradis is a film of dazzling proportions and, following a meticulous restoration, now looks and sounds as never before.
Set amidst the glittering theatre world of 19th century Paris, the story revolves around the beautiful and free-spirited courtesan, Garance, and the four men who compete for her affections: a mime-artist, an actor, an aristocrat and a criminal. As the melodrama unfolds, we are treated to one of cinemas greatest love stories, a captivating tale of passion, deception and murder.
Theatre, Love and War: Making Les Enfants du Paradis A new documentary on the making of Les Enfants du Paradis and the collaboration of director Marcel Carné, writer Jacques Prévert and production designer Alexandre Trauner.
Once Upon a Time Les Enfants du Paradis (52 mins)
Restoration Before and After