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LA TRAVERSÉE DE PARIS

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Part of the seriesTHE FRENCH OLD WAVE

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LA TRAVERSÉE DE PARIS

(1956, Claude Autant-Lara) While sneaking four suitcases of precious pork across a blacked-out Occupied Paris, straight arrow blackmarketeer Bourvil nervously watches as out-for-adventure painter Jean Gabin hilariously talks his way past French police and German soldiers. “Explosively funny” (Pauline Kael), but with a chilling final twist. Approx. 80 min. 35mm.

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“Explosively funny… the star of the film is Gabin, lusty and powerful as the man who enjoys life so much he can play games with it.” 
– Pauline Kael