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La bete humaine
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Laure Lourié, 1911-2001; produced by Robert Hakim, 1907-1992 and Raymond Hakim, 1909-1980; performed by Simone Simon, 1910-2005, Julien Carette, 1897-1966 and Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1938), 1 hour 41 mins
Based on the classic Emile Zola novel, Jean Renoir’s La bete humaine was one of the legendary director’s greatest popular successes—and earned star Jean Gabin a permanent place in the hearts of his countrymen. Part poetic realism, part film noir, the film is a hard-boiled and suspenseful journey into the tor...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Laure Lourié, 1911-2001; produced by Robert Hakim, 1907-1992 and Raymond Hakim, 1909-1980; performed by Simone Simon, 1910-2005, Julien Carette, 1897-1966 and Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1938), 1 hour 41 mins
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Boudu Saved from Drowning
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Michel Simon, 1895-1975; performed by Sévérine Lerczinska, fl. 1932, Michel Simon, 1895-1975 and Marcelle Hainia, 1896-1968 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1932), 1 hour 25 mins
Michel Simon gives one of the most memorable performances in screen history as Boudu, a Parisian tramp who takes a suicidal plunge into the Seine and is rescued by a well-to-do bookseller, Edouard Lestingois (Charles Granval). The Lestingois family decides to take in the irrepressible bum, and he shows his gratitu...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Michel Simon, 1895-1975; performed by Sévérine Lerczinska, fl. 1932, Michel Simon, 1895-1975 and Marcelle Hainia, 1896-1968 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1932), 1 hour 25 mins
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A Day in the Country
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Pierre Braunberger, 1905-1990, Panthéon Productions; performed by Sylvia Bataille, 1908-1993, Jane Marken, 1895-1976, Georges D'Arnoux, fl. 1925-1951, André Gabriello, 1896-1975, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 41 mins
While on a day trip to the countryside with her parents, a young woman falls in love with a local boy.
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Pierre Braunberger, 1905-1990, Panthéon Productions; performed by Sylvia Bataille, 1908-1993, Jane Marken, 1895-1976, Georges D'Arnoux, fl. 1925-1951, André Gabriello, 1896-1975, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 41 mins
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Elena and Her Men
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Monique Plotin, 1928- and Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013; produced by Joseph Bercholz, 1898-1900, Franco London Films; performed by Mel Ferrer, 1917-2008, Jean Marais, 1913-1998 and Ingrid Bergman, 1915-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 39 mins
Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir’s delirious romantic comedy Elena and her Men (Elena et les hommes) stars a radiant Ingrid Bergman as a beautiful, but impoverished, Polish princess who drives men of all stations to fits of desperate love....
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Monique Plotin, 1928- and Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013; produced by Joseph Bercholz, 1898-1900, Franco London Films; performed by Mel Ferrer, 1917-2008, Jean Marais, 1913-1998 and Ingrid Bergman, 1915-1982 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1956), 1 hour 39 mins
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French Cancan
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013; produced by Louis Wipf, fl. 1941-1989, Franco London Films and Jolly Film; performed by Jean Gabin, 1904-1976, Françoise Arnoul, 1931-, María Félix, 1914-2002, Jean-Roger Caussimon, 1918-1985 and Édith Piaf, 1915-1963 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1954), 1 hour 44 mins
Nineteenth-century Paris comes vibrantly alive in Jean Renoir's exhilarating tale of the opening of the world-renowned Moulin Rouge. Jean Gabin plays the wily impresario Danglard, who makes the cancan all the rage while juggling the love of two beautiful women — an Egyptian belly-dancer and a naive working girl...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Rosine Delamare, 1911-2013; produced by Louis Wipf, fl. 1941-1989, Franco London Films and Jolly Film; performed by Jean Gabin, 1904-1976, Françoise Arnoul, 1931-, María Félix, 1914-2002, Jean-Roger Caussimon, 1918-1985 and Édith Piaf, 1915-1963 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1954), 1 hour 44 mins
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The Golden Coach
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Maria De Matteis, 1898-1988; produced by Francesco Alliata, 1919-, Delphinus, Hoche Productions and Panaria Film; performed by Anna Magnani, 1908-1973, Odoardo Spadaro, 1895-1965, Nada Fiorelli, 1919-1984, Duncan Lamont, 1918-1978, Riccardo Rioli, fl. 1952, George Higgins, 1917-2005 and Ralph Truman, 1900-1977 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 1 hour 43 mins
'The Golden Coach' (Le Carrosse d'or) is a ravishing eighteenth-century comic fantasy about a viceroy who receives an exquisite golden coach, and gives it to the tempestuous star of a touring commedia dell'arte company. Master director Jean Renoir's sumptuous tribute to the theater, presented here in the English v...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Maria De Matteis, 1898-1988; produced by Francesco Alliata, 1919-, Delphinus, Hoche Productions and Panaria Film; performed by Anna Magnani, 1908-1973, Odoardo Spadaro, 1895-1965, Nada Fiorelli, 1919-1984, Duncan Lamont, 1918-1978, Riccardo Rioli, fl. 1952, George Higgins, 1917-2005 and Ralph Truman, 1900-1977 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1952), 1 hour 43 mins
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The Lower Depths
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Alexandre Kamenka, 1888-1969, Films Albatros; performed by Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 38 mins
Jean Renoir and Akira Kurosawa, two of cinema's greatest directors, transform Maxim Gorky's classic proletariat play The Lower Depths in their own ways for their own times. Renoir, working amidst the rise of Hitler and the Popular Front in France, had need to take license with the dark nature of Gorky's source m...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; produced by Alexandre Kamenka, 1888-1969, Films Albatros; performed by Jean Gabin, 1904-1976 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1936), 38 mins
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The Rules of the Game
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directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Coco Chanel, 1883-1971; produced by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; performed by Marcel Dalio, 1900-1983, Nora Gregor, 1901-1949, Paulette Dubost, 1910-2011, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Mila Parély, 1917-2012, Odette Talazac, 1883-1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1939), 1 hour 47 mins
Considered one of the greatest films ever made, The Rules of the Game (La règle du jeu), by Jean Renoir, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners in which a weekend at a marquis’ country château lays bare some ugly truths about a group of haut bourgeois acquaintances. T...
directed by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979; designed by Coco Chanel, 1883-1971; produced by Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; performed by Marcel Dalio, 1900-1983, Nora Gregor, 1901-1949, Paulette Dubost, 1910-2011, Jean Renoir, 1894-1979, Mila Parély, 1917-2012, Odette Talazac, 1883-1948 and Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1908-2004 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1939), 1 hour 47 mins
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