Gates of the Night / Les portes de la nuit (15)
Completed just a year after Les Enfants du Paradis, this romantic melodrama from writer Jacques Prévert and director Marcel Carné is set in the months immediately following the liberation of Paris during the Second World War. It follows an eventful night in the life of Jean Diego (Montand). The young man meets a mystical tramp (Vilar) who tells him he is about to encounter the most beautiful woman in the world.
Cast Pierre Brasseur, Serge Reggiani, Yves Montand, Raymond Bussières, Jean Vilar, Nathalie Nattier, Saturnin Fabre
Director Marcel Carné I 1946 I 106mins I Print source Pathé
Cine Lumière London Wed 9 Nov 16:00