Tattered Cover FREE Classic: French Cancan

Tattered Cover FREE Classic: French Cancan

France, 1955, 105 Minute Running Time
Language: French

Plays Sunday, March 2nd at 2pm
Hosted by Howie Movshovitz
Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore
FREE Tickets available ONE hour before screening.


The story is about the opening of the Moulin Rouge in Paris, where the Cancan became famous; the film is about social class, life as performance and the total ecstasy of color and dance. It’s a glorious movie, with the great Jean Gabin at the center, and Jean Renoir, perhaps the greatest filmmaker so far, at the helm.


DIRECTOR: Jean Renoir
US Distributor: Criterion

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