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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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Jean Renoir


Roger Desormières, Joseph Kosma


Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost


Jean Renoir, Carl Koch, Camille François

Director of Photography

Jean Bachelet


Marthe Huguet, Marguerite Renoir


Jean Renoir

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German, French, English

Countries of production




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