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Unfinished Business / Parting Glances

7TH HEAVEN

aka SEVENTH HEAVEN
United States | 1927 | Frank Borzage

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This late silent film (which has a synchronized music track) is one of the most beloved and popular screen romances of all time; it won the very first Academy Awards for Best Actress (Janet Gaynor) and Best Director (Frank Borzage). Charles Farrell plays a Paris sanitation worker who saves a prostitute (Gaynor) from the police. He takes her in and gradually falls in love with her. “Sublime…Tracks the transformational love of Farrell and Gaynor from the sewers to the stars.” –Time Out Film Guide. DCP. 110 min.

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