Criterion Children of Paradise

On 22 January, Criterion will be releasing a two-disc special edition of Marcel Carné's 3-hour classic, Children of Paradise - or for the slightly less ignorant amongst us, Les Enfants du Paradis. Presented in 1.33:1 and featuring the original French mono soundtrack, the release will include the following extras:

  • Video introduction by Terry Gilliam

  • Audio commentary by film scholar Brian Stonehill on the first part of the film (disc 1)

  • Audio commentary by Charles Affron (disc 2)

  • Original film treatment by Jacques Prevert

  • A production stills gallery including rare designs by Alexandre Trauner

  • Original US theatrical trailer

  • Filmographies

  • 24-page collectible booklet

The asking price will be $39.95.

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