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Description - My Life And My Films by Jean Renoir

Here is the autobiography of the little boy with golden curls in the paintings of his father, Pierre Auguste Renoirthe boy who became the director many consider the greatest in history. Franois 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 fathers Montemarte studio to his own travels in Paris, Hollywood, and India. Here are tantalizing secrets about his greatest filmsThe Rules of the Game, The Grand Illusion, The River, A Day in the Country, La Bte 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 Details

ISBN: 9780306804571
ISBN-10: 0306804573
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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