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FILM JEAN RENOIR The Rules of the Game [1939]






Renoir The Rules of the Game




“Everybody lies” – ‘The Rule of the Game’ by Jean Renoir, 1939

A brief, to the point post in Aphelis, (which is not predominantly a film site, though its author, Philippe Theophanidis, did film studies) mentioning an essay in The Criterion Collection:

The Rules of the Game: Everyone Has Their Reasons

by the late Alexander Sesonske, film studies professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara, author of Jean Renoir: The French Films, 1924-1939.


Also in Criterion:


The Rules of the Game: Tributes



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August 23, 2013 - Posted by | Jean Renoir |

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