Les Enfants Du Paradis - Preview
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VOTED ‘The best French film ever made’ by the French Film Academy, and critically acclaimed the World over, Les Enfants Du Paradis is a film of dazzling proportions and now, following a meticulous restoration, it looks and sounds as never before.
After a major restoration the film screened at the Cannes Film Festival to huge acclaim and now Second Sight is delighted to announce the release of Les Enfants Du Paradis – The Restored Edition in stunning limited edition packaging on high-definition Blu-ray and as a two-disc DVD set on September 17, 2012.
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 cinema’s greatest love stories, a captivating tale of passion, deception and murder.
Directed by Marcel Carne, Les Enfants Du Paradis is a true masterpiece that must-be-seen to be believed.
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Running time: 182mins(DVD)/190mins(Blu-ray)
UK DVD & Blu-ray Release: September 17, 2012