Is Paris Burning? Overview:

Is Paris Burning? (1966) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by René Clément and produced by Paul Graetz.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Willy Holt; Set Decoration: Marc Frederix, Pierre GuffroyNominated
Best CinematographyMarcel GrignonNominated

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Is Paris Burning? (1966)

By Beatrice on Jan 8, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Is Paris Burning? (Paris br?te-t-il?) Directed by Rene Clement Written by Gore Vidal and Francis Ford Coppola from a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 1966/France/US Marianne Productions/Transcontinental Films First viewing/Amazon Instant I prefer a little depth to go with my movie stars ... Read full article

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The first unit that reached Paris belonging to the 2nd Armored Divison of Gen. Henri Leclerc was formed by former Spanish republican soldiers. In the scene where the first halftracks enter Paris, you can see the names "Madrid" and "Teruel", two Spanish cities, written on their sides.
This film was completed shot in the city of Paris, capital of France. Apparently, there were 180 filming locations used within the Paris city and its environs for the shooting of this film.
The video game Sakura Wars 3 has a subtitle "Pari wa Moeteiru ka" which is from the Japanese language meaning 'Is Paris Burning?' whilst a level in the video-game Commandos 2: Men of Courage is also entitled 'Is Paris Burning?'
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