Films byTexts by Jean Renoir
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Jean Renoir, 1935, 84’

In the 1920s, the Provence is a magnet for immigrants seeking work in the quarries or in agriculture. Many mingle with locals and settle down permanently - like Toni, an Italian who has moved in with Marie, a Frenchwoman.

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Jean Renoir, 1939, 110’

Andre Jurieu, an aviator, loves Christine, wife of the Marquis de la Chesnaye. La Chesnaye is having a covert affair with the socialite Genevieve.

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Jean Renoir, 1951, 99’

Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

 

“A film about India without elephants and tiger hunts.”

Jean Renoir

 

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Jean Renoir, 1956, 95’

Set amid the military maneuvers and Quatorze Juillet carnivals of turn-of-the-century France, Jean Renoir’s delirious romantic comedy 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 despera

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Jean Renoir, 1959, 91’

Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination for social betterment and therapy to eliminate passion.