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    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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    Title
    My Life and My Films
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean Renoir
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780306804571
    ISBN 10: 0306804573
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: BGFA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1A
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    DC21: 791.430233092
    BIC subject category V2: APFB
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    B&T General Subject: 595
    BISAC V2.8: BIO005000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC22: 791.43/0233/092
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PN1998.3.R
    BISAC V2.8: PER018000
    LC classification: PN1998.3.R46 A3 1991
    LC subject heading:
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Da Capo Press Inc
    Publication date
    01 June 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Author Information
    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).
    Back cover copy
    In this book, Jean Renoir presents his world, from his father's Montmartre studio to his travels and filmmaking in Paris, Hollywood, and India.