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Renoir, Jean 1894-1979

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Renoir, my father by Jean Renoir ( Book )
37 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of the famous artist by his son, mingling personal anecdotes with the factual
La règle du jeu by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
145 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,669 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
La grande illusion by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
113 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape
Grand illusion by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
147 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 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 bête humaine by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
148 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 926 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
Rules of the game; a film by Jean Renoir ( Book )
56 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 742 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
Rumer Godden's The river ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 712 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
The rules of the game La règle du jeu by Michel Leiris ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in French and English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy drama set on the eve of World War II. It contrasts the affairs of the French aristocracy and the working class at a weekend house party. Masters and their servants are involved in a charade that builds to a shattering climax. The film was lost during the war, and restored piece by piece from 1956 to 1958
Boudu sauvé des eaux by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 620 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
Jean Renoir : essays, conversations, reviews by Penelope Gilliatt ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grand illusion; a film by Jean Renoir by Charles Spaak ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les bas-fonds The lower depths ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and held by 473 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
La grande illusion by Julian Jackson ( Book )
66 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 442 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
Le Crime de Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 403 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)
The southerner by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 397 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 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in French and English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp. An aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the German commandant, a fellow aristocrat, while simultaneously cooperating with his French commoner comrades in a daring escape attempt
Jean Renoir : interviews by Jean Renoir ( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in French and English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La fille de l'eau: Une fillette, martyrisée par son oncle, vit sur une péniche. Un jour, elle fuit dans les bois et chaparde pour le compte de bohémiens. Accusée d'avoir mis le feu à une ferme, elle fuit à nouveau et à bout de forces, s'endort sous un arbre. Un jeune fils de propriétaire terrien la recueille, tombe amoureux d'elle, et la protège. Nana: À Paris, sous le second Empire, Nana est une petite actrice sans envergure au Théâtre des variétés. Malgré l'appui financier du Comte Muffat, qui s'est épris d'elle, la jeune femme n'obtient aucun succès. Mais elle comprend vite qu'avec son pouvoir de séduction, elle a tout intérêt à jouer les femmes entretenues ... Sur un air de Charleston: En 2028, un mystérieux explorateur pose son aéronef sur la Terra Incognita. Il y fait la rencontre d'une ravissante jeune indigène qui va l'initier à une danse des plus effrénées ... La petite marchande d'allumettes: La nuit de la Saint-Sylvestre, une petite marchande d'allumettes s'endort dans la neige. La Marseillaise: De 1789 à 1792, à Paris, dans le midi de la France, à Coblence et Valmy. La Révolution française à travers l'histoire d'un groupe de marseillais. Le testament du docteur Cordelier: Le docteur Cordelier, célèbre psychiatre, a confié a Maître Joly un testament en faveur d'un certain Opale, sinistre individu, sadique et meurtrier. Cordelier présente Opale comme un patient sur lequel il se livre à des expériences. Mais on apprend bientôt qu'Opale et Cordelier ne font qu'un ... Le caporal épinglé: En 1940, dans un camp de prisonniers, un caporal n'a qu'une idée : s'évader. C'est à la septième tentative qu'il y parvient, en compagnie de son fidèle Pater
Elena et les hommes by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 327 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
Renoir by Auguste Renoir ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the career of French painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, and presents and briefly discusses more than forty of his masterpieces
The Rules of the game by Michel Leiris ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy drama set on the eve of World War II. It contrasts the affairs of the French aristocracy and the working class at a weekend house party. Masters and their servants are involved in an immoral erotic charade that builds to a shattering climax
 
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Alternative Names
Jean Renoir
Leinuoa, Rang 1894-1979
Renoar, Zhan 1894-1979
Renoir, Jean
Renuar, Žan.
Renuar, Zhan 1894-1979
Renuārs, Žans 1894-1979
Ренуар, Жан 1894-1979
רנואר, ז'אן 1894-1979
רנואר, ז'ן 1894-1979
جان رينوار، 1894-1979
ルノワール, ジャン
雷诺阿, 让 1894-1979
Languages
French (811)
English (294)
German (24)
Japanese (8)
Multiple languages (8)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (4)
Russian (3)
Italian (2)
Polish (2)
Portuguese (1)
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