French Cancan (1955), NR

French Cancan (1955), NR

French Cancan, © Janus Films

DATE:
TIME:
5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Director:
Jean Renoir

Nineteenth-century Paris is vibrantly presented in Jean Renoir’s exhilarating tale of the opening of the world-renowned Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays the wily impresario Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two women—an Egyptian belly dancer and a naive working girl turned cancan star. This celebration of life, art and the City of Light (with a cameo by Édith Piaf) is a Technicolor tour de force by a master of modern cinema.

In French, with English subtitles.

EVENT DETAILS

Fee:
Free with admission
Details:
No reservations needed. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the screening.
Location:
Theater

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