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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
4,491
Favs
700
Dislikes
41
Favs/checks
15.6% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
17:1
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  1. flaiky's avatar

    flaiky

    One of the greatest films you'll ever see. 11 years 8 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.. 12 years 6 months 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. 12 years 8 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #1 in iCheckMovies's 1940s Top 100
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  2. This movie ranks #3 in Time Out's The 100 Best French Films
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  3. This movie ranks #7 in IMDb's 1940s Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #9 in Cahiers du Cinéma's 100 Films for an Ideal Cinematheque
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  5. This movie ranks #10 in Stanley Kubrick, Cinephile
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  6. This movie ranks #18 in IMDb's Romance Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #24 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #35 in The Times's 100 Best French Films
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  9. This movie ranks #75 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  10. This movie ranks #82 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  11. This movie ranks #104 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  12. This movie ranks #147 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #153 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  14. This movie ranks #154 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  15. This movie ranks #161 in The Criterion Collection
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  16. This movie ranks #170 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  17. This movie ranks #176 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  18. This movie ranks #233 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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  19. This movie ranks #256 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  20. This movie ranks #293 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  21. This movie ranks #307 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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