Jean Renoir Collection

Jean Renoir Collection


Reviewed by: Amber Wilkinson

With work spanning more than four decades, Jean Renoir - the son of impressionist painter Auguste - is widely regarded as one of the greatest French directors. Seven of his films are contained on this seven-disc collection released by Optimum Home Entertainment, including classics La Bete Humaine and La Grand Illusion.

We've taken this opportunity to take a look at some of the work on this excellent box set.

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- Reviewed by Amber Wilkinson
French prisoners in the First World War plot a series of escapes.

- Reviewed by Angus Wolfe Murray
Murder and illicit passion on the railways.

- Reviewed by Marnie
A Polish princess tries to persuade a lovestruck general to carry out a coup in 1880s France.

- Reviewed by Angus Wolfe Murray
A famous scientist falls victim to nature’s seductive charms.

Also included in the collection are La Marseillaise, La Caporal Epingle and Le Testament Du Docteur Cordelia.

Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2007
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Seven-disc collection of the French director's work.
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Director: Jean Renoir

Writer: See individual reviews

Starring: See Individual reviews

Year: 2007

Runtime: 708 minutes

BBFC: PG - Parental Guidance

Country: France


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