Jean Renoir: Interviews Kindle ç Jean Renoir:

Jean Renoir: Interviews Kindle ç Jean Renoir: The son of Impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, Jean Renoir became one of France s most loved and respected filmmakers during the middle of the twentieth century Throughout his career, which began during the silent era and continued until , Renoir s style embraced a multitude of genres indeed, its permutations make it almost impossible to characterize One thing is certain at his best in Grand Illusionand The Rules of the Gamehe gave us cinematic masterpieces of the highest order that explored class, war, nationality, friendship, and social structureWith these two works, Renoir represents the flowering of the period of poetic realism in film roughly , when French films were generally regarded as the most important and sophisticated in the world Renoir, as a pioneer of uncut compositions and long takes, had enormous influence on directors all over the world, including Orson Welles, Francois Truffaut, Satyajit Ray, and Roberto RosselliniLike his cinematic oeuvre, Jean Renoir Interviews spans several decades The interviews some in English for the first time disclose a candid, cultivated, and unselfish man, genuinely but also slyly self critical, and always a warm conversationalist In a movie career that lasted forty six years, he never ceased to experiment and explore These conversations show his ideas evolving and ripening along with the movies he was making Throughout, Renoir is revealed to be subtle, graceful, prophetic, witty, complex, stylish, lucid, and passionateBert Cardullo, Milford, Connecticut, is NEH Distinguished Chair in the Humanities at Colgate University and visiting professor of drama at New York University He is the author of In Search of Cinema Selected Writings on International Film Art, Vittorio De Sica Director, Actor, Screenwriter, and other books

10 thoughts on “Jean Renoir: Interviews

  1. Lulu Lulu says:

    Jean Renoir was such a teddy bear.

  2. Tim Tim says:

    jean renoir is a most admirable man, always bringing great humanity and depth of feeling to his films In the recent documentary about Godard and Truffaut Two in the Wave we see Godard saying than any director cannot go wrong if, when at a loss, they ask themselves What would Renoir do This is a collection of interviews from relatively late in Renoir s li

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