Gates of Paris (1958)

Gates of Paris (1958)

Gates of Paris





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Port de Lilias was Rene Clair's first film since 1955, and his last until 1960. It is more serious than most of Clair's efforts, ending with a death that is all the more surprising in that the director never quite prepares us for it. Pierre Brasseur plays Juju, a likeable ne'er-do-well who suddenly finds himself the "guardian" of a murderer named Barbier (Henri Vidal). When his identity is discovered by the heroine Maria (Dany Carel), Barbier wins and betrays the girl. This galvanizes the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International
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Written By: Rene Fallet, René Clair, Jean Aurel
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as Pierre Barbier

as Maria

as Paulo

as Paulo's Pal

as Police Sergeant

as Inspector

as Inspector

as Secretary at the Off...

as Concierge

as Madame Sabatier

as Radio Retailer

as Pharmacist

as Agent
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
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Rene Clair's character-driven, well acted drama was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

Full Review… | June 25, 2011

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