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  • The Lower Depths

    Directed by Jean Renoir • 1936 • France

    In Jean Renoir's lightened adaptation of Maxim Gorky's play, a thief and a destitute Baron form a friendship as the inhabitants of a Parisian slum go about their lives.

  • A Day in the Country

    Directed by Jean Renoir • 1936 • France

    This bittersweet film from Jean Renoir, based on a story by Guy de Maupassant, is a tenderly comic idyll about a city family’s picnic in the French countryside and the romancing of the mother and grown daughter by two local men. Conceived as a short feat...

  • Grand Illusion

    Directed by Jean Renoir • 1937 • France
    Starring Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim

    One of the very first prison escape movies, GRAND ILLUSION is hailed as one of the greatest films ever made. Jean Renoir’s antiwar masterpiece stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers he...