Edith and Marcel
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Edith and Marcel
This tragic musical drama chronicles the star-crossed love between beloved French singer Edith Piaf and World Middleweight boxing champion Marcel Cerdan who died in a plane crash. The tumultuous affair is paralleled by the love affair of a French POW and his young pen pal who get engaged after writing to each other for four years and having never met. Their romances are framed by the sad, torchy songs of Piaf. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It verges on the cherishably daft."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"All-awful."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"A lavish, empty reverential film of strictly limited appeal outside France."
‑ , Film4
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