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A.k.a.
Children of Paradise
Year
1945
Runtime
189 min.
Director
Marcel Carné
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
15,426
Checks
3,893
Favs
599
Dislikes
34
Favs/checks
15.4% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
18:1
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  1. flaiky's avatar

    flaiky

    One of the greatest films you'll ever see. 6 years 3 months ago
  2. Dieguito's avatar

    Dieguito

    A Gesamtkunstwerk! Term created by Richard Wagner to describe a total work of art, synthesis of the arts, all-embracing art form, or total artwork.. 7 years 1 month ago
  3. akuma587's avatar

    akuma587

    This is definitely landmark cinema. Even many of the French New Wave directors who took a very hostile stance towards the old French film industry paid their respects to this film. 7 years 3 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
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  2. This movie ranks #9 in 1940s
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  3. This movie ranks #9 in Cahiers du cinéma 100
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  4. This movie ranks #10 in Stanley Kubrick, Cinephile
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  5. This movie ranks #17 in Romance
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  6. This movie ranks #24 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  7. This movie ranks #35 in Times' 100 Best French Films
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  8. This movie ranks #63 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  9. This movie ranks #92 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  10. This movie ranks #104 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  11. This movie ranks #110 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  12. This movie ranks #144 in The Criterion Collection
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  13. This movie ranks #146 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  14. This movie ranks #153 in The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  15. This movie ranks #170 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
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  16. This movie ranks #178 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  17. This movie ranks #233 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  18. This movie ranks #269 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  19. This movie ranks #297 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  20. This movie ranks #303 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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