About

Filmed during the German occupation, this French milestone centers around the theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. Voted the “Best French Film in History” by the French Film Academy in 1990.

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Directed by

Marcel Carné

Written by

Jacques Prévert (Screenplay)

Runtime

191 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

The Gone With the Wind of art films

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#63 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay