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Air of Paris (L’Air de Paris)


Air of Paris © Rialto Pictures

Seward Park
Canal St and Essex St
New York, US 10002

Friday, July 12, 2024 | 8:30 pm


Friday, July 12 | Seward Park

Air of Paris (L’Air de Paris)
Directed by Marcel Carné 
With Jean Gabin, Arletty, and Roland Lesaffre 
1954, Drama, 1h50, France-Italy, courtesy of Rialto Pictures

In 1954 Paris, Victor Le Garrec, a retired boxer, pours his unfulfilled dreams into training young talents at his gym. His hopes soar when he spots potential in André Ménard, a railway worker. Offering to mentor him, Victor faces resistance from his wife, Blanche. Meanwhile, André becomes entangled in a passionate affair with Corinne, a wealthy woman, diverting his focus from training. As his heart and ambitions clash, André must weigh his love against his boxing aspirations. 

Film in French with English subtitles. 
Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended but not required.

Presented in partnership with Nine Orchard and the Seward Park Conservancy. 

Films on the Green is back for its 16th edition, presenting a lineup of free screenings across New York City parks from May 31 to September 6, 2024. This year, we’re exploring the thrilling intersection of sports and cinema, showcasing 11 captivating films that embody the spirit of athleticism, competition, and triumph. From soccer to swimming and tennis to cycling, join us for an unforgettable summer of cinematic excitement under the stars!

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