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Jean Renoir Collection (1925-1962)

Director: Jean Renoir, Jean Renoir
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Studio: Lionsgate
Genre: Foreign, France, Silent
Subtitles: French

Synopsis
This collection of films from Jean Renoir spans the great director's career. Beginning with two silent films, La Fille de L'eau and Nana, the three-volume set also includes the feature La Marseillaise, as well as two shorts, Sur Un Air De Charleston and La Petite Marchande D'Allumettes. Two later films, Le Testament Du Docteur Cordelierand and Le Capora Epingle, complete this look at one of France's most important filmmakers. Martin Scorsese and Alain Renoir appear in a documentary about the elder Renoir's contribution to cinema.

Disc 1:

  • Whirlpool of Fate (La Fille De L'Eau) (1925)
  • Nana (1926)

    Disc 2:

  • Charleston Parade (Sur Un Air De Charleston) (1927)
  • The Little March Girl (La Petite Marchande D'Allumettes) (1928)
  • La Marseillaise (1938)

    Disc 3:

  • The Doctor's Horrible Experiment (Le Testament Du Docteur Cordelier) (1959)
  • The Ellusive Corporal (Le Caporal Epingle) (1962)

  • GreenCine Member Ratings

    Jean Renoir Collection (Disc 1 of 3) (1925)
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    Jean Renoir Collection (Disc 2 of 3) (1938)
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    Jean Renoir Collection (Disc 3 of 3) (1962)
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    Silent Renoir by RRegan January 29, 2010 - 1:02 PM PST
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    2 out of 2 members found this review helpful
    Jean Renoir was a fine filmmaker right from the start, but it was not until the thirties that he "became" Renoir. These two, La Fille de l'eau and Nana, are the work of a highly skilled director with a fine eye. One does have to be partial to Catherine Hesseling to appreciate them. She was a highly stylized performer who owed much to Mary Pickford, though much more erotic. Can't wait to see the second volume.

    A peculiarity: some sources list a Marie Prevost in the cast. The American actress of that name was then at the height of her stardom,playing leads in some of Lubitsch's great silent comedies, as well as many other films. There is also no sign that she was at that time, or any other, ever in France. Was there another Marie Prevost?

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