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Summary Children of Paradise is the tale of a woman loved by four different men. Deftly entwining theater, literature, music, and design, director Marcel Carné and screenwriter Jacques Prévert resurrect the tumultuous world of nineteenth-century Paris, teeming with hucksters and aristocrats, thieves and courtesans, pimps and seers. (Janus Films)

Directed By: Marcel Carné

Children of Paradise (1945)
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
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96
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
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Summary Children of Paradise is the tale of a woman loved by four different men. Deftly entwining theater, literature, music, and design, director Marcel Carné and screenwriter Jacques Prévert resurrect the tumultuous world of nineteenth-century Paris, teeming with hucksters and aristocrats, thieves and courtesans, pimps and seers. (Janus Films)

Directed By: Marcel Carné

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
96
95% Positive
19 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 20 Critic Reviews
96
95% Positive
19 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
8.0
81% Positive
17 Ratings
10% Mixed
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10% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
8.0
81% Positive
17 Ratings
10% Mixed
2 Ratings
10% Negative
2 Ratings

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Production Company Société Nouvelle Pathé Cinéma
Release Date Mar 9, 2012
Duration 3 h 9 m
Rating Not Rated
Tagline AT LAST! The Celebrated French Film
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Venice Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination