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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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The Rules of the Game Cinematographer
They Met on Skis Cinematographer
L'enfer des anges Camera and Electrical Department
La Bête Humaine 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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 1936 A Day in the Country (Short)
Boy fishing (uncredited)
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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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 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 / Himself

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Fought in the French army during World War II against the Germans and was wounded in battle. He managed to escape to Morocco and was later brought to the US by his father, director Jean Renoir, who by this time was an American citizen. One night at dinner Jean said to him, "You know, since this country has been gracious enough to admit you to its shores, it would be only polite of you to ... See more »

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