Pierre Braunberger on Jean Renoir
A Day in the Country • 5m 41s
In this excerpt from a 1979 interview, A DAY IN THE COUNTRY producer Piere Braunberger talks about his relationship with director Jean Renoir and the film’s production difficulties. The interview originally appeared in the documentary PORTRAIT D’UN PRODUCTEUR: PIERRE BRAUNBERGER, directed by Robert Rea.
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A DAY IN THE COUNTRY Screen Tests
The following screen tests for A DAY IN THE COUNTRY were shot on June 25 and 26, 1936. They are presented here courtesy of the Cinémathèque Française.