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The Rules of the Game | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Rules of the Game  110 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Jean Renoir]  [08 Apr 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Marcel Dalio, Mila Parély, Nora Gregor, Odette Talazac, Paulette Dubost
Plot:  A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.
Writer:  Jean Renoir (scenario & dialogue), Carl Koch (collaborator)
Language:  French, German, English    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
La Grande Illusion | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  La Grande Illusion  113 min,  [Drama, War]  [Jean Renoir]  [12 Sep 1938]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Dita Parlo, Erich von Stroheim, Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay
Plot:  During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.
Writer:  Charles Spaak (scenario and dialogue), Jean Renoir (scenario and dialogue)
Language:  French, German, English, Russian    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
La Chienne | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  La Chienne  95 min,  [Drama]  [Jean Renoir]  [30 Apr 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Georges Flamant, Janie Marèse, Michel Simon, Roger Gaillard
Plot:  A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money.
Writer:  Georges de La Fouchardière (novel), Jean Renoir (adaptation)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Crime of Monsieur Lange | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Crime of Monsieur Lange  77 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Jean Renoir]  [24 Jan 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Florelle, Jules Berry, Marcel Lévesque, René Lefèvre
Plot:  A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala in Paris. His...
Writer:  Jean Castanier (story), Jacques Prévert (adaptation), Jacques Prévert (dialogue), Jean Renoir (screenplay), Jean Renoir (story)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Toni | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Toni  81 min,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [04 Nov 1936]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Celia Montalván, Charles Blavette, Jenny Hélia, Max Dalban, Édouard Delmont
Plot:  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 ...
Writer:  Jean Renoir (screenplay), Jacques Levert (based upon material compiled by)
Language:  French, Italian, Spanish    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
Boudu Saved from Drowning | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Boudu Saved from Drowning  85 min,  [Comedy]  [Jean Renoir]  [23 Feb 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Gehret, Marcelle Hainia, Michel Simon, Sévérine Lerczinska
Plot:  A bookseller saves a tramp from drowning and shelters him, but the tramp's odd behavior starts to wear everyone down.
Writer:  René Fauchois (play)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Golden Coach | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Golden Coach  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, History]  [Jean Renoir]  [05 Jan 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Anna Magnani, Dante, Nada Fiorelli, Odoardo Spadaro
Plot:  In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests ...
Writer:  Jean Renoir (story and screenplay), Jack Kirkland (story and screenplay), Renzo Avanzo (story and screenplay), Giulio Macchi (story and screenplay), Ginette Doynel (story and screenplay), Prosper Mérimée (inspired by "Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement")
Language:  English    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB
The Southerner | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Southerner  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Jean Renoir]  [26 Dec 1945]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins.
Actors:  Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, J. Carrol Naish, Zachary Scott
Plot:  The life of the poor Tucker family, that worked as cotton pluggers and decided to get their own ground, but nature is against them.
Writer:  Hugo Butler (adaptation), George Sessions Perry (novel), Jean Renoir (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The River | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The River  99 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [19 Dec 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Shields, Esmond Knight, Nora Swinburne, Patricia Walters, Suprova Mukerjee
Plot:  Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.
Writer:  Rumer Godden (novel), Rumer Godden (screenplay), Jean Renoir (screenplay)
Language:  English, Bengali    Country:  France, UK, India, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Land Is Mine | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  This Land Is Mine  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, War]  [Jean Renoir]  [07 May 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Laughton, George Sanders, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak
Plot:  A mild-mannered school-teacher in a Nazi-occupied town during W.W.II finds himself being torn between collaboration and resistance.
Writer:  Dudley Nichols (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swamp Water | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Swamp Water  88 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Jean Renoir, Irving Pichel]  [23 May 1942]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Brennan, Walter Huston
Plot:  A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.
Writer:  Vereen Bell (novel), Dudley Nichols
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir  100 min,  [Drama]  [Jean Renoir]  [02 May 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Milly, Nino Formicola, Robert Lombard, Roger Trapp
Plot:  Made for television, this film consists of four parts: Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The ...
Writer:  Jean Renoir
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Elena and Her Men | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Elena and Her Men  98 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [12 Sep 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ingrid Bergman, Jean Marais, Jean Richard, Mel Ferrer
Plot:  Polish countess Elena falls in love to a Frensh radical party's candidate, a general, in pre world war I Paris, but another officer pines for her.
Writer:  Jean Renoir (adaptation), Jean Serge (adaptation), Jean Renoir (scenario)
Language:  French    Country:  France, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nana | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Nana  150 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [25 Jun 1926]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Catherine Hessling, Jacqueline Forzane, Pierre Lestringuez, Werner Krauss
Plot:  When the vivacious and beautiful Nana bombs at the Théâtre des Variétés, she embarks on the life of a courtesan, using her allure and charisma to entice and pleasure men.
Writer:  Pierre Lestringuez (scenario), Émile Zola (inspired by the novel by), Denise Leblond (intertitles)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Diary of a Chambermaid | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Diary of a Chambermaid  86 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [15 Feb 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, Francis Lederer, Hurd Hatfield, Paulette Goddard
Plot:  Celestine, the chamber-maid, has a new job in the country, at the Lanlaires. She has decided to use her beauty to seduce a wealthy man, but Mr. Lanlaire is not a right choice: the house is ...
Writer:  Burgess Meredith (screenplay), Octave Mirbeau (adapted from the novel by), André Heuzé (play), André de Lorde (play), Thielly Norès (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night at the Crossroads | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Night at the Crossroads  75 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Jean Renoir]  [18 Apr 1932]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Georges Koudria, Georges Térof, Pierre Renoir, Winna Winifried
Plot:  A gang of thieves utilizes a cross-road garage as the hideaway. During their last caper, the gang has accidentally murdered a jewel thief, and the heat is on.
Writer:  Georges Simenon (novel), Jean Renoir (adaptation)
Language:  French, Danish    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Woman on the Beach | Movie Details for Director Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Woman on the Beach  71 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Film-Noir, Romance]  [Jean Renoir]  [01 Jul 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Bickford, Joan Bennett, Nan Leslie, Robert Ryan
Plot:  A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.
Writer:  Frank Davis (screenplay), Jean Renoir (screenplay), J.R. Michael Hogan (adaptation), Mitchell Wilson (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Story of Tosca | Movie Details for Director Carl Koch, Jean Renoir | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Story of Tosca  105 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Carl Koch, Jean Renoir]  [18 Dec 1947]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adriano Rimoldi, Imperio Argentina, Michel Simon, Rossano Brazzi
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Alessandro De Stefani (adaptation), Alessandro De Stefani (screenplay), Carmine Gallone (screenplay), Giuseppe Giacosa (libretto), Luigi Illica (libretto), Carl Koch (adaptation), Victorien Sardou (play)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB

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