The Children of Paradise
Available on Prime Video, BFI Player
Set amidst the glittering theatre world of 19th century Paris, the story revolves around the beautiful and free-spirited courtesan, Garance (Arletty), and the four men who compete for her affections: mime-artist Baptiste Debureau (Jean-Louis Barrault), actor Frédérick Lemaître (Pierre Brasseur), aristocrat Édouard de Montray (Louis Salou) and criminal Pierre François Lacenaire (Marcel Herrand). As the melodrama unfolds, we are treated to one of cinema's greatest love stories - a captivating tale of passion, deception and murder.
Starring Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur
Director Marcel Carné