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Uniform Title Enfants du paradis (Motion picture)
Title Les enfants du paradis [videorecording] / Pathé Consortium Cinéma présente ; un film de Marcel Carné ; scénario et dialogues de Jacques Prévert ; directeur de production, Fred Orain ; production, Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma ; directeur de la production, Raymond Borderie.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    CHI    Available
Edition 2-DVD special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 141
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 141.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945.
Special features include: Disc one. Pathé's 2011 restoration of part one; audio commentary by film scholar Brian Stonehill; video introduction by director Terry Gilliam; Once upon a time: "Children of paradise", a 2009 documentary on the making of the film; U.S. trailer -- Disc two. Pathé's 2011 restoration of part two; audio commentary by film scholar Charles Affron; "The birth of 'Children of paradise'", a 1967 Rob Houwer Film documentary featuring interviews with director Marcel Carné, actors Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, and Pierre Brasseur, production designer Alexandre Trauner and others; restoration demonstration; new visual essay on the design of "Children of paradise" by film writer Paul Ryan.
Contents Disc one: Part 1. Le boulevard du crime (The boulevard of crime) -- Disc two: Part 2. L'homme blanc (The man in white).
Credits Director of photography, Roger Hubert ; editors, Henri Rust, Madeleine Bonin ; music, Maurice Thiriet, Joseph Kosma.
Cast Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir, Maria Casarès, Louis Salou, Marcel Herrand.
Summary A story which revolves around theater in 19th century Paris, and the love between the mime Debureau and the beautiful courtesan Garance who is also loved by an aristocrat, a criminal, and an actor.
System Details DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; 1.37:1 aspect ratio.
Language Dialogue in French with optional English subtitles (new English subtitle translations).
Subject Theater and society -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Mime -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Carné, Marcel director.
Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977, screenwriter.
Orain, Fred producer.
Borderie, R. (Raymond), 1897-1982.
Arletty, 1898-1992, actor.
Barrault, Jean-Louis, 1910-1994, actor.
Brasseur, Pierre, 1905-1972, actor.
Renoir, Pierre, 1885-1952, actor.
Casarès, Maria actor.
Salou, Louis,, actor.
Herrand, Marcel, actor.
Thiriet, Maurice, 1906-1972 composer (expression)
Kosma, Joseph, 1905-1969, composer (expression)
Stonehill, Brian.
Gilliam, Terry.
Affron, Charles.
Houwer, Rob, 1937-
Ryan, Paul, 1952 December 30-
Société nouvelle Pathé cinéma (France)
Pathé Consortium Cinéma.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Children of paradise
Added Title Once upon a time: "Children of paradise."
The birth of "Children of paradise."
ISBN 9781604656282
Standard No. 715515098410
Music No. CC2178D Criterion Collection

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