Once Upon a Time: CHILDREN OF PARADISE
Children of Paradise • 51m
This 2009 documentary by Julie Bonan details the making of CHILDREN OF PARADISE and its impact on French cinema. It features interviews with film scholars Edward Turk and Pascal Ory and director Bertrand Tavernier, as well as archival interviews with the film’s cast and crew.
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