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La Règle du Jeu (1939)

France 106m, B&W Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Marcel Dalio, Jean Renoir, Julien Carette On the surface, The Rules of the Game appears as an unnecessarily complicated … Continue reading

11/16/2013 · 2 Comments

Partie de Campagne (1936)

France 40m, B&W Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Sylvia Bataille, Georges D’Arnoux, Jane Marken, André Gabriello, Jacques B. Brunius, Paul Temps Original filming for “A Day in the Country” was undertaken … Continue reading

02/28/2013 · Leave a comment

Boudu Saved from Drowning (1932)

France 81m, B&W Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Michel Simon, Charles Granval, Marcelle Hainia, Severine Lerczinska Tired of his miserable and lonely life as a tramp, Monsieur Boudu is given a … Continue reading

02/03/2011 · 3 Comments

Grand Illusion (1937)

France 114m, B&W Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Juliene Carette On the surface, Grand Illusion might seem like any other prisoner of … Continue reading

01/23/2010 · 1 Comment

Le Chienne (1931)

France 91m, B&W Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Michel Simon, Janie Marèse, Georges Flament, Roger Gaillard Le Chienne is an engaging film with a clever story line that takes unexpected and … Continue reading

01/01/2010 · Leave a comment

The Golden Coach (1953)

France 103m, Colour Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Anna Magnani, Odoardo Spadaro, Duncan Lamont, George Higgins, Ralph Truman The Golden Coach is Jean Renoir’s celebration of theatre on film. Set in … Continue reading

05/25/2009 · Leave a comment