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Alain Renoir (1921–2008)

After World War II, Alain Renoir entered college at the University of Santa Barbara. There he met the woman he was to marry, Jane, who was obtaining a degree in nutrition. One of his required classes was nutrition, and he had an assignment to describe a nutritious meal. With Jane's help, he and a friend devised a meal with the least nutrition ... See full bio »


(age 87)

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Known For

The Rules of the Game Cinematographer
They Met on Skis Cinematographer
La Bête Humaine Camera and Electrical Department
L'enfer des anges Camera and Electrical Department


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 1941 L'enfer des anges (assistant camera)
 1938 La Bête Humaine (assistant camera)
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 1946 A Day in the Country (Short)
Boy fishing (uncredited)
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 2007 Jean Renoir: An Auteur to Remember (Video documentary short) (stills courtesy of)
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 1993 Jean Renoir: Part One - From La Belle Époque to World War II (TV Movie documentary) (thanks)
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 2007 Jean Renoir: An Auteur to Remember (Video documentary short)
Self / son / UC Berkeley Professor
 2006 Autour du fleuve (Documentary)
 1999 Renoir à Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 1993 Jean Renoir: Part Two - Hollywood and Beyond (TV Movie documentary)
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 2015 Renoir at Work (Documentary short)
Boy fishing / Self

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6' (1.83 m)

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Son of Jean Renoir and Catherine Hessling. See more »

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