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Renoir, Jean 1894-1979

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Renoir, my father by Jean Renoir ( Book )
31 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of the famous artist by his son, mingling personal anecdotes with the factual
La règle du jeu by Michel Leiris ( Visual )
209 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,555 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 )
121 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 attempts to escape. The aristocrat sacrifices his own chances in order to aid his companion's escape
Grand illusion by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War I, three captured French pilots have an uneasy relationship with their German commandant
La bête humaine by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
161 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 967 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 )
92 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 874 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
Rumer Godden's The river ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 708 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 )
17 editions published between 1939 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 609 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
Jean Renoir : essays, conversations, reviews by Penelope Gilliatt ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 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 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renoir by Bruno F Schneider ( Book )
29 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the career of French painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, and presents and briefly discusses more than forty of his masterpieces
Les bas-fonds The lower depths ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in French and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Donzoko (125 min.): Sutekichi, a vulgar, comical thief takes up residence in a slum flophouse inhabited by many eccentric, destitute people. Osugi, the cruel landlady, and her sister, Okayo, both desire him, and fight each other over him. Set in Edo-period Japan
Le Crime de Monsieur Lange by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regarded as one of Renoir's most important works. Tells the story of the creation and demise of a utopian society. When Batala, the owner of a small publishing company, disappears with the firm's capital, the employees band together to take over the company and collectively publish a series of comic books written by Monsieur Lange, one of the employees. Based on the adventures of a mythical cowboy, "Arizona Jim," the comic books are instant best sellers, and the cooperative continues its great success by producing films based on the character of "Arizona Jim." However, the infamous Batala, who is considered dead, reappears. Lange kills him to save the collective
La grande illusion: [a film by Jean Renoir ( Book )
54 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on a true story from World War I, La Grande Illusion tells the attempted escape from a German prison of three soldiers ..." [cover note]
The southerner by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 386 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 nature
La grande illusion ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in French and English and held by 336 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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The golden coach by Jean Renoir ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camilla is the leading star of a commedia dell'arte troupe touring colonial Peru in the early 18th century. The actors arrive on the same boat that transports the new golden coach of the Viceroy. Camilla has to dally with her three lovers-- Felipe, a young officer, a suave Viceroy, and Ramon a bullfighter. Each man desires Camilla for different purposes
The notebooks of Captain Georges; a novel by Jean Renoir ( Book )
15 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elderly gentleman writes of his passionate love for a country girl
Jean Renoir ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nana: A women rises from poverty to become a dance hall queen and courtesan in 1860s Paris, destroying the lives of the men who fall in love with her
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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
جان رينوار، 1894-1979
ルノワール, ジャン
雷诺阿, 让, 1894-1979
French (788)
English (308)
German (24)
Spanish (18)
Multiple languages (11)
Italian (9)
Japanese (6)
Danish (2)
Czech (2)
Polish (1)