My Life and My Films
By (author) Jean Renoir
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My Life and My Films by Jean Renoir
Book DescriptionHere is the autobiography of the little boy with golden curls in the paintings of his father, Pierre Auguste Renoir--the boy who became the director many consider the greatest in history. Francois Truffaut called him "an infallible filmmaker ...Renoir has succeeded in creating the most alive films in the history of cinema, films which still breathe forty years after they were made." In this book, Jean Renoir(1894-1979)presents his world, from his father's Montemarte studio to his own travels in Paris, Hollywood, and India. Here are tantalizing secrets about his greatest films--The Rules of the Game, The Grand Illusion, The River, A Day in the Country, La Bete Humaine, Toni. But most of all, Renoir shows us himself: a man if dazzling simplicity, immense creativity, and profound humanity.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306804571
(229mm x 133mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean Renoir
Renoir, My Father, Paperback (September 2001)
In this delightful memoir, Jean Renoir, the director of such masterpieces of the cinema as Grand Illusion and The Rules of the Game, tells the life story of his father, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the great Impressionist painter.
Jean Renoir, Paperback (March 1992)
"This classic in the literature of cinema represents the convergence of the three leading figures of French film: Jean Renoir, universally considered the greatest French director; Andre Bazin, the outs"
Renoir on Renoir, Paperback (March 1990)» View all books by Jean Renoir
This is a 1990 collection of interviews and essays by the legendary filmmaker Jean Renoir.
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Author Biography - Jean Renoir
Jean Renoir (1894--1979), French actor and director, was one of the master filmmakers of world cinema. He was born in Paris, the son of impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir. His twenty-eight films include Grand Illusion (1937) and The Rules of the Game (1939).
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