No score yet - based on 3 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Reviewed by: Rene Rodriguez
    May 17, 2012
    Seydoux says that when the film was completed and released shortly after the end of the war, it became a symbol of freedom.
  2. Reviewed by: Joshua Rothkopf
    Mar 6, 2012
    Carné's film has never looked more lush.
  3. Reviewed by: Melissa Anderson
    Mar 6, 2012
    What's left to be said about Marcel Carné's towering intimate epic of early 19th-century love and the lives of performers, often heralded as the greatest French film of all time?
User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Mar 13, 2013
    My favorite movie. write by one of the best french poet of the XXth century Prevert. Play by the best actors of the moment Arletty, Brasseur, Barrault). Carne describes the mythical paris of the 1830' with character who really exist (frederick lemaitre, baptiste debureau, larcenaire). But the main character is Paris. Full Review »
  2. Aug 9, 2012
    Children of Paradise is about as close to perfection as a movie can get. A fascinating story, brilliant performances, love and loss, and now, a new high quality print. If you've never seen it, do so the first chance you get. Full Review »