Jean Renoir (French drama & farce director: Boudu sauvé des eaux [Boudu Saved from Drowning, 1932], La Grande illusion [Grand Illusion, 1937], La Bête humaine [The Human Beast, 1938], La Règle du jeu [The Rules of the Game, 1939], Le Carrosse d'or [The Golden Coach, 1953]).

Jean Renoir (French drama & farce director: Boudu sauvé des eaux [Boudu Saved from Drowning, 1932], La Grande illusion [Grand Illusion, 1937], La Bête humaine [The Human Beast, 1938], La Règle du jeu [The Rules of the Game, 1939], Le Carrosse d'or [The Golden Coach, 1953]).

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Jean Renoir (15 Sept 1894 – 12 Feb1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer & author who made more than 40 films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s.  He was the 2nd son of Aline (née Charigot) & the French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir & can be seen in many of his father's paintings.  In 1924, Renoir directed the first of his 9 silent films. These films did not produce a return, and Renoir gradually sold paintings inherited from his father to finance them.

Jean Renoir (15 Sept 1894 – 12 Feb1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer & author who made more than 40 films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. He was the 2nd son of Aline (née Charigot) & the French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir & can be seen in many of his father's paintings. In 1924, Renoir directed the first of his 9 silent films. These films did not produce a return, and Renoir gradually sold paintings inherited from his father to finance them.

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"The Grand Illusion", aka "Grand Illusion", war drama film by Jean Renoir (France, 1937)

"The Grand Illusion", aka "Grand Illusion", war drama film by Jean Renoir (France, 1937)

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Film Director Quote - Jean Renoir - Movie Director Quote - #jeanrenoir - reidrosefelt.com
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Jean Renoir's Grand Illusion is one of my favorite movies ever. And Renoir is my favorite of French directors, bar none.  "May the earth lie lightly upon our valiant enemy."

Jean Renoir's Grand Illusion is one of my favorite movies ever. And Renoir is my favorite of French directors, bar none. "May the earth lie lightly upon our valiant enemy."

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11th Academy Awards - February 23, 1939. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture - "La Grande Illusion", directed by Jean Renoir (1894-1979). This was the first foreign language film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Pictured : Jean Gabin (1904-1976)

11th Academy Awards - February 23, 1939. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture - "La Grande Illusion", directed by Jean Renoir (1894-1979). This was the first foreign language film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Pictured : Jean Gabin (1904-1976)

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cool Tim Buckley and Jean Renoir meet Beau Bridges in 1971’s ‘The Christian Licorice Store’ | Dangerous Minds Check more at https://epeak.info/2017/02/17/tim-buckley-and-jean-renoir-meet-beau-bridges-in-1971s-the-christian-licorice-storedangerous-minds/

cool Tim Buckley and Jean Renoir meet Beau Bridges in 1971’s ‘The Christian Licorice Store’ | Dangerous Minds Check more at https://epeak.info/2017/02/17/tim-buckley-and-jean-renoir-meet-beau-bridges-in-1971s-the-christian-licorice-storedangerous-minds/

Jean Gabin looks aight with a beard... Grand Illusion (1937, dir. Jean Renoir)

Jean Gabin looks aight with a beard... Grand Illusion (1937, dir. Jean Renoir)

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Stage and Spectacle: Three Films By Jean Renoir [3 Discs] [Criterion Collection] [DVD], 10060339

Stage and Spectacle: Three Films By Jean Renoir [3 Discs] [Criterion Collection] [DVD], 10060339

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