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“Pig Across Paris”: Black-Out Farce or Comic Whitewash?

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Rialto Pictures, which specializes in forgotten French films from the ‘50s and ‘60s, has recovered another lost gem, or rather semi-precious stone, in the 1956 comedy of occupied France “A Pig Across Paris” (“La Traversée de Paris”), directed by Claude Autant-Lara from a story by the fantasist writer Marcel Aymé, playing in a fresh, newly-subtitled and restored DCP at Film Forum (May 24-30).

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