Jean Renoir

Born: 15 September 1894, Paris
Died: 12 February 1979, Beverly Hills, Calif

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Highlighted works

  • La GRANDE ILLUSION

    La GRANDE ILLUSION

    Jean Renoir’s pacifist classic is set in a German prisoner-of-war camp during WWI, where class kinship is felt across national boundaries.

  • La Règle du jeu

    La Règle du jeu

    Made on the cusp of WWII, Jean Renoir’s satire of the upper-middle classes was banned as demoralising by the French government for two decades after its release.

Filmography

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