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Renoir, Jean 1894-1979

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La grande illusion by Jean Renoir( Visual )

265 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Two French Air Corps officers, one an aristocrat, are shot down and captured during World War I. In spite of their different class backgrounds, they are drawn together in escape attempts. The aristocrat sacrifices his own chances in order to aid his companions' escape
La règle du jeu by Jean Renoir( Visual )

232 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Règle du Jeu unfolds at a weekend shooting party at the château of Robert de la Chesnaye and his wife Christine, where the guests include Robert?s mistress Genevieve, and André, an aviator who is in love with Christine. An upstairs downstairs bedroom farce ensues, with lovers and adulterers, masters and servants, playing out the morally bankrupt rules of the game. While the original negative was destroyed during the War, this fully restored print finally allows cinema lovers to savour the genius of Jean Renoir?s cinematic masterwork
Renoir, my father by Jean Renoir( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and French and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the famous artist by his son, mingling personal anecdotes with the factual
La bête humaine by Jean Renoir( Visual )

165 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This French film tells the story of the son of a drunkard who finds his own abstinence from drinking is no escape from self-hate and sadess
Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir( Visual )

93 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-off bookseller rescues a tramp from a suicidal plunge into the Seine and his family dedicates itself to reforming him. He shows his gratitude by shaking the household to its foundations, challenging the hidebound principles of his hosts
Partie de campagne by Jean Renoir( Visual )

141 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unhappily married middle-aged bank clerk rescues a prostitute from a beating by her pimp. A tragicomic love triangle that ensues replete with obsession, exploitation, and physical and psychological violence portrayed in an amoral world". --Movie Detective
Rumer Godden's The river( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
Rules of the game; a film by Jean Renoir( Book )

42 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama set on the eve of World War II which contrasts the affairs of the French aristocracy with those of the working class during a weekend house party
Les bas-fonds The lower depths by Jean Renoir( Visual )

60 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les bas-fonds (93 min.): A Baron, forced by circumstances, gives up his life of luxury and to takes up residence in the slums of Paris. The Baron observes the frustrated romance between Wasska Pepel and Natacha, the thwarted dreams of an actor, and the oppressive cruelties of landlord Kostileff
The golden coach by Jean Renoir( Visual )

56 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteenth-century comic fantasy about a viceroy in Central America who receives a golden coach and gives it to the star of a touring commedia dell'arte company
Jean Renoir : essays, conversations, reviews by Penelope Gilliatt( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elena et les hommes Elena and her men by Jean Renoir( Visual )

53 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze de Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir's romantic comedy stars Ingrid Bergman as a Polish princess who drives men of all stations to fits of desperate love
Grand illusion; a film by Jean Renoir by Charles Spaak( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southerner by Jean Renoir( Visual )

67 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realistic drama of life in the rural South in the mid-twentieth century. A family of tenant farmers struggles against poverty, illness, and the elements during its first year on the farm
La grande illusion by Julian Jackson( Book )

55 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belasco Theatre, opposite the White House, Washington, D.C., American premiere "Grand Illusion" a Jean Renoir film, directed by Jean Renoir, story by Jean Renoir, script by Jean Renoir and Charles Spaak, camera by Claude Renoir, music by Joseph Kosma, sets by Lourie, an R.A.C. production, released by World Pictures Corp., New York City
The river by Jean Renoir( Visual )

67 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English family lives in Bengal, India, which provides the backdrop for the coming-of-age story of Harriet, the heroine, an adolescent girl who experiences the first pangs of womanhood when she falls in love with a wounded American war hero, loses a beloved family member, and begins to express her deepest feeling in eloquent verse
Le Crime de Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir( Visual )

74 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story concerning the creation and dissolution of a utopian society foreshadowed the tragedy that was soon to overtake Europe. When Batala, the owner of a small publishing firm, absconds with the firm's capital, the employees unite to take over the company and collectively publish a series of comic books written by Monsieur Lange, one of the workers. The comic books, based on the adventures of the mythical cowboy hero, "Arizona Jim," are an instant success. The workers' cooperative experiment is disrupted, however, when the unscrupulous Batala returns to assume possession of the now prosperous company. To preserve the employees' freedom, Lange shoots his boss and is forced to become a fugitive. (also available on 16 mm film)
La Marseillaise chronique de quelques faits ayant contribué à la chute de la monarchie by Jean Renoir( Visual )

73 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young revolutionaries from Marseilles journey to Paris and participate in the storming of the Royal Palace
Piano music by Darius Milhaud( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saudades do Brazil pour piano, op. 67 / La muse ménagère pour piano, op. 245 / L'album de Madame Bovary pour piano, op. 128b: Musique de film
My life and my films by Jean Renoir( Book )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir cineasta

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Jean Renoir Frans filmregisseur

Jean Renoir französischer Filmregisseur

Jean Renoir French film director and screenwriter

Jean Renoir ranskalainen elokuvaohjaaja, näyttelijä ja kirjailija

Jean Renoir réalisateur et scénariste français

Jean Renoir reĝisoro kaj scenaristo

Jean Renoir regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico francese

Leinuoa, Rang 1894-1979

Renoar, Zhan 1894-1979

Renoir, Jean

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Renuar, Žan 1894-1979

Renuar, Zhan 1894-1979

Renuārs, Žans 1894-1979

Žans Renuārs

Ζαν Ρενουάρ Γάλλος σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος

Жан Реноар

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Жан Рэнуар

Ренуар, Жан 1894-1979

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جان رينوار

جان رينوار، 1894-1979

ژان رنوار تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان فرانسوی

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르느와르, 장 1894-1979

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ルノワ-ル, ジャン 1894-1979

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让·雷诺阿

雷诺阿, 让 1894-1979

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