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Jean Renoir

La règle du jeu (The Rules of the game)

110' - 1939 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: German, French, English
Director: Jean Renoir Composer: Roger Desormières, Joseph Kosma With: Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost
The rich Marquis Robert de la Chesnaye organizes a weekend house party at his country chateau that is attended by his mistress Geneviève, Octave and André Jurieux a pilot and the lover of the marquis' wife Christine. After a hunt, the complicated love intrigues among the high society guests are mirrored by parallel activities among the servants. The gamekeeper, Schumacher, is jealous of his wife, Lisette, and after a comic chase sequence during a fancy dress ball, sets out to hunt his wife's lover with a gun but ends up shooting the pilot.

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Credits

Director

Jean Renoir

Composer

Roger Desormières, Joseph Kosma

With

Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost

Scenario

Jean Renoir, Carl Koch, Camille François

Director of Photography

Jean Bachelet

Editor

Marthe Huguet, Marguerite Renoir

Producer

Jean Renoir

More information

Dialogue

German, French, English

Countries of production

France

Year

1939

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