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Renoir on Renoir : Interviews, Essays, and Remarks - Jean Renoir

Renoir on Renoir

Interviews, Essays, and Remarks

By: Jean Renoir, Carol Volk (Translator)

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Published: 3rd September 1990
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Renoir on Renoir, is a comprehensive collection of essays by, and interviews of, the legendary film-maker Jean Renoir, who created such classics as The Grand Illusion, The River, and The Rules of the Game. Renoir's career in cinema, which stradled the transition from silent film to the talkies, has influenced a subsequent generation of film-makers. Between 1954 and 1967, Renoir was interviewed by such eminent film-makers and theorists as Jacques Rivette, Francois Truffaut, and Jacques Becker. The interviews were originally recorded and published in the distinguished Frnch film review Cahiers du Cinema, as well as shown on French television. They are an engaging account of Renoir's deep commitment to his chosen profession. Providing additional information on his ideas and theories on screen writing and directing, Renoir's essays also include lively anecdotes of the genesis and evolution of each of his films. Renoir on Renoir will be appreciated by students and critics of film, as well as anyone who would like to know the behind-the-scenes stories of some of the masterpieces of French cinema.

Foreword to the American edition
Preliminary note to the French editio
Foreword to the French edition
Acknowledgements to the French edition
Interviews in Cahiers du Cinéma
First interview
Second interview
Third interview: my next films
Fourth interview: the progression of ideas
Television Interviews
Jean Renoir talks about his art
Jean Renoir the boss, the search for relativity, the rule and its exception
Remarks
Jean Renoir presents twenty of his films [for television]
Hollywood conversations [from Cahiers du cinéma]
Afterword
Filmography
Name index
Title index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521385930
ISBN-10: 0521385938
Series: Cambridge Studies in Film
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 3rd September 1990
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45