Jean Renoir and Michel Simon on BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING
Boudu Saved from Drowning • 6m 13s
On January 1, 1967, Janine Bazin and Andre S. Labarthe devoted an episode of their series “Cinéastes de notre temps” to bringing together Jean Renoir and Michel Simon to discuss the films they had made together in the 1930s. In this excerpt from the episode, “Portrait de Michel Simon par Jean Renoir ou Portrait de Jean Renoir par Michel Simon ou la direction,” directed by Jacques Rivette, the two discuss their experience working on BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING.
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