Eye For Film >> Movies >> Jean Renoir Collection (2007) Film Review
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.
La Grande Illusion - Reviewed by Amber Wilkinson
French prisoners in the First World War plot a series of escapes.
La Bete Humaine - Reviewed by Angus Wolfe Murray
Murder and illicit passion on the railways.
Elena Et Les Hommes - Reviewed by Marnie
A Polish princess tries to persuade a lovestruck general to carry out a coup in 1880s France.
Le Dejeuner Sur L'Herbe - 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