Jean-Louis Barrault

Born: 8 September 1910, Le Vesinet
Died: 22 January 1994, Paris

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  • Les Enfants du paradis

    Les Enfants du paradis

    Made during the Nazi occupation of France, Marcel Carne’s romantic epic of the 19th-century theatre world is a life-affirming tribute to love, Paris and the stage.


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