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Under The Roofs Of Paris Review


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Classic French auteur René Clair, who recently resurfaced on DVD with his film À Nous la Liberté returns to Criterion's DVD lineup with Under the Roofs of Paris, his first feature talkie, released in 1930.

Under the Roofs is a sweet and simple little film, a standard love triangle among a Romanian immigrant, a local mobster, and a street artist. The worth of Under the Roofs comes from its pioneering use of sound -- which Clair reportedly disliked anyway -- in which Clair resorts to clever conceits to add nuance to some equally interesting camerawork.

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