September 19, 2012
“Children of Paradise may not derive from an identifiable literary source, but watching it is like losing oneself in an immense novel, whose characters inhabit an occult world of moral absolutes, measured against which ordinary life feels pallid.”

— Dudley Andrew, The Romance of Children of Paradise

Children of Paradise may not derive from an identifiable literary source, but watching it is like losing oneself in an immense novel, whose characters inhabit an occult world of moral absolutes, measured against which ordinary life feels pallid.”

— Dudley Andrew, The Romance of Children of Paradise

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    #1 all time favourite film. So beautifully written.
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    know not children of paradise… just fell for the photo…
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