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The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

  • Drama
  • 1970
  • Jean Renoir
  • 100 mins

Summary

Made for television, this film consists of four parts: Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The Electric Floor Polisher," is an opera-like story of a woman who is obsessed with polishing her floors. Part Three is a musical interlude featuring Jeanne Moreau singing "When Love Dies." Part Four, "The Virtue of Tolerance," concerns an old man, his young wife, and how they come to terms when she has an affair with a man her own age.

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Cast

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Le clochardNino Formicola
The Bum (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Nino Formicola
La clochardeMilly
Female Bum (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Milly
Max Vialle (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Roger Trapp
Le maître d'hôtel (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Robert Lombard
Le gérant (segment "Le dernier réveillon")André Dumas
Gontran (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Roland Bertin
Un clochard (segment "Le dernier réveillon")Paul Bisciglia
Émilie (segment "La cireuse électrique")Marguerite Cassan
Gustave, le mariPierre Olaf
The Husband (episode "La cireuse électrique")Pierre Olaf
Jules, le second mariJacques Dynam
The Second Husband (segment "La cireuse électrique")Jacques Dynam

Crew

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DirectorJean Renoir
ProducerPierre Long
ComposerJoseph Kosma
ComposerJean Wiener
EditorGeneviève Winding
Production designerGilbert Margerie

Details

Languages
French
Formats
Colour
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