History Film / IsParisBurning

7th Sep '17 8:43:00 PM BroadwayPhil
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** Von Choltitz himself wanted to fight for the city, but when promised reinforcements did not arrive, he decided that destroying buildings and monuments was pointless.
9th Dec '16 4:26:44 AM Saveelich
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Film/TheLongestDay''. Black & white historical epic, international cast, loads and loads of characters, Allied victory in [=WW2=]... you got it.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Film/TheLongestDay''. Black & white historical epic, international cast, AllStarCast, loads and loads of characters, Allied victory in [=WW2=]... you got it.
8th Oct '16 2:48:49 AM Saveelich
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* LesCollaborateurs: The guy who guides the resistant student group right into a German trap.

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* LesCollaborateurs: The guy man who guides the resistant student group right into a German trap.



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%%* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: All of the historical protagonists of the event show up at some point.



%%* UrbanWarfare

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%%* UrbanWarfare* UrbanWarfare: Resistants establish strongholds in several key buildings, and shoot at German troops from there. They also use Molotov cocktails.
13th Sep '16 5:20:01 PM Saveelich
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* TitleDrop: Although in German -- toward the end, Hitler is insistingly asking "Is Paris Burning?" on the phone.

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* TitleDrop: Although in German -- toward the end, Hitler is insistingly asking "Is "Brennt Paris?" (Is Paris Burning?" Burning?) on the phone.
16th Jul '16 2:35:26 PM StFan
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'''''Paris brûle-t-il?''''' ('''''Is Paris Burning?''''') is a 1966 historical film directed by René Clément, based on a screenplay by Creator/GoreVidal and Creator/FrancisFordCoppola, based itself on a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It depicts the events leading to the Liberation of Paris in August 1944.

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'''''Paris brûle-t-il?''''' ('''''Is ''Paris brûle-t-il ?'' (''Is Paris Burning?''''') Burning?'') is a 1966 historical film directed by René Clément, based on a screenplay by Creator/GoreVidal and Creator/FrancisFordCoppola, based itself on a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It depicts the events leading to the Liberation of Paris in August 1944.



!!''Paris brûle-t-il?'' provides examples of the following tropes:

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!!''Paris brûle-t-il?'' provides examples of the following tropes:
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* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters

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* UrbanWarfare
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII

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* UrbanWarfare
* UsefulNotes/WorldWarII
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24th Sep '14 7:53:18 AM mlsmithca
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The film looks not only at the taking of Paris by French and American troops but at [[WeAreStrugglingTogether rivalries within the Resistance]]. Of the two main sections, the branch loyal to General CharlesDeGaulle was against an uprising while the branch linked to the communists, led by Henri Rol-Tanguy (Bruno Cremer), believed action was necessary. De Gaulle tried to overcome communist influence during and after Liberation, [[RedScare believing the communists planned to take control of the city and then of France]].

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The film looks not only at the taking of Paris by French and American troops but at [[WeAreStrugglingTogether rivalries within the Resistance]]. Of the two main sections, the branch loyal to General CharlesDeGaulle UsefulNotes/CharlesDeGaulle was against an uprising while the branch linked to the communists, led by Henri Rol-Tanguy (Bruno Cremer), believed action was necessary. De Gaulle tried to overcome communist influence during and after Liberation, [[RedScare believing the communists planned to take control of the city and then of France]].
24th Sep '14 1:42:12 AM Patachou
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The film looks not only at the taking of Paris by French and American troops but at [[WeAreStrugglingTogether rivalries within the Resistance]]. Of the two main sections, the branch loyal to General Charles de Gaulle was against an uprising while the branch linked to the communists, led by Henri Rol-Tanguy (Bruno Cremer), believed action was necessary. De Gaulle tried to overcome communist influence during and after Liberation, [[RedScare believing the communists planned to take control of the city and then of France]].

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The film looks not only at the taking of Paris by French and American troops but at [[WeAreStrugglingTogether rivalries within the Resistance]]. Of the two main sections, the branch loyal to General Charles de Gaulle CharlesDeGaulle was against an uprising while the branch linked to the communists, led by Henri Rol-Tanguy (Bruno Cremer), believed action was necessary. De Gaulle tried to overcome communist influence during and after Liberation, [[RedScare believing the communists planned to take control of the city and then of France]].
21st Aug '14 1:49:14 PM StFan
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* EiffelTowerEffect

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* EiffelTowerEffectEiffelTowerEffect: Of course, as well as several other famous Paris spots. Most distressingly, they are seen while the German soldiers are filling them with explosives.
21st Aug '14 1:35:53 PM StFan
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* RefugeInAudacity: When "Pierrelot" (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is tasked to retake Hôtel Matignon from LesCollaborateurs, he cannot get any men in insurgent Paris. So what does he do? Walk into the place with just his female aid, and ask for control of the place in the name of the temporary government. It ''works'', and he's treated like a minister.
21st Aug '14 12:39:16 PM StFan
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* MolotovCocktail

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* MolotovCocktailMolotovCocktail: Prepared by Pr. [[http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Joliot-Curie Frédéric Joliot-Curie]].
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