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Also Known As: Died: February 12, 1979
Born: September 15, 1894 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Montmartre, Paris, FR Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Crime de Monsieur Lange, Le (2000) as Director
A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala in Paris. His lady friend Valentine tells the whole story : Lange was an employee in Batala's little printing works. Batala was a real bastard, swindling every one, seducing female workers of Valentine's laundry... One day he fled to avoid facing his creditors, and the workers set up a cooperative to go on working. But the plot is less important that the description of the atmosphere just before the Popular Front.
2.
Little Theatre of Jean Renoir, The (1969) as Director
Four stories about characters (a housewife, two tramps, a classical singer, and a betrayed husband) from all walks of life come together to form a whole.
3.
Toni (1968) as Director
4.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1964) as Director
5.
The Elusive Corporal (1963) as Director
An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border.
6.
Testament du Dr Cordelier, Le (1961) as Director
Renoir attempts a retelling of Stevenson's classic tale.
7.
Picnic On the Grass (1959) as Director
Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination for social betterment and therapy to eliminate passion. His wealthy household (his family owns chemical corporations that will profit from his ideas) is stiff, intellectual, and sterile. To celebrate his engagement to a German cousin, he hosts an aseptic picnic, where mother nature asserts herself. A shepherd's flute conjures a windstorm that throws Alexis together with the luscious NTnette, a farm lass who wants to have a baby but is unimpressed with men.
8.
Elena and Her Men (1956) as Director (French-Language Version)
A countess falls in love with a Parisian general, but another officer pines for her.
9.
French Cancan (1955) as Director
A world-weary impresario transforms a laundress into a theatrical star.
10.
The Golden Coach (1953) as Director
The star of a theater company hesitates between three men.
11.
The River (1951) as Director
Members of an English settlement cope with the exotic lure of life in India.
12.
The Woman on the Beach (1947) as Director
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
13.
The Diary of a Chambermaid (1946) as Director
An ambitious chambermaid hopes to seduce a rich husband.
14.
The Southerner (1945) as Director
A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.
15.
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Director
16.
This Land Is Mine (1943) as Director
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he's not a Nazi collaborator.
17.
Swamp Water (1941) as Director
A hunter (Andrews) happens upon a fugitive (Brennan) and his daughter (Baxter) living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and pursuades the fugitive to return to town.
18.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Director
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
19.
La bête humaine (1938) as Director
A suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a French workingman.
20.
Marseillaise, La (1938) as Director
A news-reel like movie about early part of the Frensh Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, showing their own small problems.
21.
Grand Illusion (1937) as Director
French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I.
22.
The Lower Depths (1936) as Director
23.
Partie de Campagne, Un (1936) as Director
24.
Vie est a nous, La (1936) as Director
A propaganda film of the communist party of France, showing who the comrades help the proletarian people against the capitalists. It also features propagandistic speeches of leading members of the party.
25.
Toni (1936) as Director
An Italian immigrant falls for a woman who ends up marrying his boss.
26.
Madame Bovary (1934) as Director
Soon after the death of his first wife (whose dowry was inadequate), Charles Bovary, a country doctor in Normandy, marries Emma Rouault, who is well-endowed in every sense. In her new home, Emma finds conflict with her mother-in-law, a husband uninterested in the social whirl, and general discontentment; thereby proving an easy conquest for philanderer Rodolphe. Other lovers follow. Does tragedy await?
27.
Nuit du carrefour, La (1932) as Director
28.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as Director
When a bookseller saves a tramp from drowning, he takes the man in despite protests from his wife.
29.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as Director
30.
31.
Chienne, La (1931) as Director
Hen-pecked husband has an affaire.
32.
Bled, Le (1929) as Director
34.
Tire-au-Flanc (1928) as Director
35.
36.
Marquitta (1927)
37.
Nana (1926) as Director
38.
Whirlpool of Fate (1925)
After the death of her father and her uncle had drunk all the heritage, Virginia is left alone. She is accepted by a family of bohemians but a quarrel between the bohemians and the peasants coerce her to flee the peasant's riot. She is then helped by the son Raynal who fall in love with her but is too shy to tell her. Sheltered by his father, she is robbed by her uncle of the money M. Raynal gived her to pay a bill in the village. He and his son then believed she's a thief.
39.
Fille de l'eau, La (1924) as Director

Cast (feature film)

41.
42.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Octave
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
43.
La bête humaine (1938) as Cabuche
A suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a French workingman.
44.
Partie de Campagne, Un (1936) as Poulain--The Innkeeper

Writer (feature film)

45.
Crime de Monsieur Lange, Le (2000) as Screenwriter
A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala in Paris. His lady friend Valentine tells the whole story : Lange was an employee in Batala's little printing works. Batala was a real bastard, swindling every one, seducing female workers of Valentine's laundry... One day he fled to avoid facing his creditors, and the workers set up a cooperative to go on working. But the plot is less important that the description of the atmosphere just before the Popular Front.
46.
Little Theatre of Jean Renoir, The (1969) as Screenwriter
Four stories about characters (a housewife, two tramps, a classical singer, and a betrayed husband) from all walks of life come together to form a whole.
47.
Toni (1968) as Screenwriter
48.
The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1964) as Scenario
49.
The Elusive Corporal (1963) as Screenwriter
An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border.
50.
The Elusive Corporal (1963) as Adaptation
An upper-class corporal from Paris is captured by the Germans when they invade France in 1940. Assisted and accompanied by characters as diverse as a morose dairy farmer, a waiter, a myopic intellectual, a working-class Parisian, and a German dental assistant, the corporal tries to escape from prison camps, sometimes making it a few yards, sometimes reaching the French border.
51.
Testament du Dr Cordelier, Le (1961) as Screenwriter
Renoir attempts a retelling of Stevenson's classic tale.
52.
Picnic On the Grass (1959) as Screenwriter
Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination for social betterment and therapy to eliminate passion. His wealthy household (his family owns chemical corporations that will profit from his ideas) is stiff, intellectual, and sterile. To celebrate his engagement to a German cousin, he hosts an aseptic picnic, where mother nature asserts herself. A shepherd's flute conjures a windstorm that throws Alexis together with the luscious NTnette, a farm lass who wants to have a baby but is unimpressed with men.
53.
Elena and Her Men (1956) as Dialogue
A countess falls in love with a Parisian general, but another officer pines for her.
54.
Elena and Her Men (1956) as Adaptation
A countess falls in love with a Parisian general, but another officer pines for her.
55.
Elena and Her Men (1956) as Screenwriter
A countess falls in love with a Parisian general, but another officer pines for her.
56.
French Cancan (1955) as Screenwriter
A world-weary impresario transforms a laundress into a theatrical star.
57.
The River (1951) as Screenwriter
Members of an English settlement cope with the exotic lure of life in India.
58.
The Woman on the Beach (1947) as Screenwriter
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
59.
The Southerner (1945) as Screenwriter
A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.
60.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Dialogue
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
61.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Adaptation
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
62.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Screenwriter
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
63.
Marseillaise, La (1938) as Dialogue
A news-reel like movie about early part of the Frensh Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, showing their own small problems.
64.
La bête humaine (1938) as Dialogue
A suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a French workingman.
65.
La bête humaine (1938) as Screenwriter
A suspenseful journey into the tormented psyche of a French workingman.
66.
Marseillaise, La (1938) as Screenwriter
A news-reel like movie about early part of the Frensh Revolution, shown from the eyes of individual people, citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI, showing their own small problems.
67.
Grand Illusion (1937) as Screenwriter
French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I.
68.
Toni (1936) as Dialogue
An Italian immigrant falls for a woman who ends up marrying his boss.
69.
Vie est a nous, La (1936) as Screenwriter
A propaganda film of the communist party of France, showing who the comrades help the proletarian people against the capitalists. It also features propagandistic speeches of leading members of the party.
70.
The Lower Depths (1936) as Screenwriter
71.
Partie de Campagne, Un (1936) as Screenwriter
72.
Toni (1936) as Screenwriter
An Italian immigrant falls for a woman who ends up marrying his boss.
73.
Madame Bovary (1934) as Screenwriter
Soon after the death of his first wife (whose dowry was inadequate), Charles Bovary, a country doctor in Normandy, marries Emma Rouault, who is well-endowed in every sense. In her new home, Emma finds conflict with her mother-in-law, a husband uninterested in the social whirl, and general discontentment; thereby proving an easy conquest for philanderer Rodolphe. Other lovers follow. Does tragedy await?
74.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as Screenwriter
75.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as Screenwriter
When a bookseller saves a tramp from drowning, he takes the man in despite protests from his wife.
76.
Chienne, La (1931) as Screenwriter
Hen-pecked husband has an affaire.
77.
Petite marchande d'allumettes, La (1928) as Screenwriter
78.
Tire-au-Flanc (1928) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

79.
French Cancan (1955) as Producer
A world-weary impresario transforms a laundress into a theatrical star.
80.
81.
Nana (1926) as Producer
82.
Fille de l'eau, La (1924) as Producer

Editing (feature film)

83.
Chienne, La (1931) as Editor
Hen-pecked husband has an affaire.
84.
Nana (1926) as Editor

Music (feature film)

85.
Moulin Rouge! (2001) as Composer
Christian, a young Bohemian poet living in 1899 Paris, defies his father by joining the colorfully diverse clique inhabiting the dark, fantastical underworld of Paris' now legendary Moulin Rouge. In this seedy but glamorous haven of sex, drugs and newly-discovered electricity, the poet-innocent find

Art Director (feature film)

86.
Fille de l'eau, La (1924) as Art Direction

Production Companies (feature film)

87.
The Southerner (1945) as Company
A sharecropper fights the elements to start his own farm.
88.
This Land Is Mine (1943) as Company
A soft-spoken school teacher tries to prove he's not a Nazi collaborator.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

89.
Liberte (1989)
Compilation documentary on how the French Revolution has been recorded on film.
90.
Liberte (1989)
Compilation documentary on how the French Revolution has been recorded on film.
91.
Man You Loved To Hate, The (1979)
This documentary takes an in depth look at Director Erich von Stroheim's life an career.
92.
Man You Loved To Hate, The (1979)
This documentary takes an in depth look at Director Erich von Stroheim's life an career.

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