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Jackie and Greg set the stage for Marcel Carné's epic tale of love, loss, and the theatre, CHILDREN OF PARADISE from 1945. Topics of discussion include the film's epic scope, how it was made in Nazi-occupied France, a debate on whether Garance is worthy of everyone's attention, and how the trope of the sad clown is expanded upon to create cinema's most iconic mime.
#73 on Sight & Sound's 2012 "The 100 Greatest Films of All Time" list.
#136 on Sight & Sound's 2022 "The 100 Greatest Films of All Time" list. bfi.org.uk/sight-and-sound/greatest-films-all-time
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