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Renoir (2012)

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Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »

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Coco Renoir
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Gabrielle
Michèle Gleizer ...
Aline Renoir
Laurent Poitrenaux ...
Pierre Renoir
Annelise Heimburger ...
La boulangère
Sylviane Goudal ...
La Grand'Louise
Solène Rigot ...
Madeleine
Emmanuelle Lepoutre ...
La Médecine
Carlo Brandt ...
Docteur Pratt
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Le brocanteur (as Thierry Hancisse de la Comédie Française)
Alice Barnole ...
Fille cabaret
Jean Adrien Espiasse ...
Aviateur cabaret 1 (as Jean-Adrien Espiasse)
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Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his side is Andrée, a young woman who rejuvenates, enchants, and inspires both father and son. Written by Samuel Goldwyn Films

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$65,194 (USA) (29 March 2013)

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$2,291,047 (USA) (20 September 2013)
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Official submission of France to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir: I need living, breathing material. What interests me, is skin... the velvety texture of a young girl's skin.
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Memorable but hard to sit through
18 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Normally I love French films, especially those set in the beautiful countryside, and I did enjoy the cinematography in this film, but.....something was really lacking for me. Other reviewers have said the same - an unfortunate lack of drama or excitement, in a plodding but beautiful film. Not much development of the characters - we are left wondering about the various females in the household and their feelings. The wounded son displays a curiously restrained demeanor in the film, not saying a whole lot, and the younger son is portrayed as somewhat odd and neglected, but I did not read anything about his neglect in other biographies of Renoir, and his strange behavior seemed to have no point in the film. I found it hard to sit through the whole film, constantly expecting something to happen. One moment of strong emotion by Andree did not lead to anything much afterward. The constant focus on Renoir's horribly disfigured hands was probably essential but disturbing. I would have liked some scenes with flashbacks to his youth and success as a painter, to give this film some more life. At the time I really felt that I did not like the film, but I keep thinking back on the scenes, so it was worth seeing.


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