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Is Paris Burning? (1966)  link to Is Paris Burning? on IMDb  

Number: Yellow 42 & 43

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IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (2761 votes)

Country: French, 175 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, French

Genre(s): Drama, War, History

Director(s): René Clément

Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo (as Pierrelot - Yvon Morandat), Charles Boyer (as Docteur Monod), Leslie Caron (as Françoise Labé), Jean-Pierre Cassel (as Lieutenant Henri Karcher), George Chakiris (as GI in Tank)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: In this sprawling, star-laden film, we see the struggles of various French resistance factions to regain control of Paris near the end of World War II. The Nazi general in charge of Paris, Dietrich von Cholitz (Fröbe), is under orders from Hitler himself to burn the city if he cannot control it or if the Allies get too close. Much of the drama centers around the moral deliberations of the general, the Swedish ambassador (Welles), and the eager but desperate leaders of the resistance. 2 Copies

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017