Films on the Green: La Traversee de Paris by Autant-Lara, selected by Amy Hargreaves
Friday, June 16, 2017
8:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.
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Amy Hargreaves' Pick for #FilmsOnTheGreen
LA TRAVERSEE DE PARIS
Directed by Claude Autant-Lara
With Bourvil, Jean Gabin, Louis de Funès
1956 | Comedy | 1h20 | France | Rialto Pictures
Two unlikely companions, the straight-laced Martin and the bombastic Grandgil, must smuggle four suitcases filled with contraband pork across Nazi-occupied Paris. While Martin tries to make it through efficiently, Grandgil seems to create, and then surmount, obstacles for the fun of it.
Films in French with English subtitles
Music by WNYU Radio DJ prior to the screening!
#FilmsontheGreen | Free French films in NYC Parks