Elena And Her Men (1956)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Elena et les hommes Alternate Title: Paris Does Strange Things France/Italy, 1956.  Franco London Films, Les Films Gibé, Electra Compagnia Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Jean Renoir, Jean Serge, dialogue by Jean Renoir.  Cinematography by Claude Renoir.  Produced by Joseph Bercholz, Henry Deutschmeister, Edouard Gide.  Music by…

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La Bete Humaine (1938)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1938.  Paris Film.  Screenplay by Jean Renoir, dialogue by Denise Leblond, based on the novel by Emile Zola.  Cinematography by Curt Courant.  Produced by Raymond Hakim, Robert Hakim.  Music by Joseph Kosma.  Production Design by Eugène Lourié.  Film Editing by Suzanne de Troeye, Marguerite Renoir.  Jean Renoir…

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Grand Illusion (1937)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Original title:  La Grande Illusion France, 1937.  Réalisation d’art cinématographique. Screenplay by Charles Spaak, Jean Renoir.  Cinematography by Christian Matras.  Produced by Albert Pinkovitch, Frank Rollmer.  Music by Joseph Kosma.  Production Design by Eugène Lourié.  Costume Design by Rene Decrais.  Film Editing by Marthe Huguet, Marguerite Renoir.  Podcasts:  My Criterions.   One of the most awe-inspiring war…

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The Rules Of The Game (1939)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Original title:  La Regle Du Jeu France, 1939.  Nouvelles Editions de Films.  Scenario and dialogue by Jean Renoir, collaboration with Carl Koch.  Cinematography by Jean-Paul Alphen, Jean Bachelet, Jacques Lemare, Alain Renoir.  Produced by Jean Renoir.  Music by Joseph Kosma.  Production Design by Max Douy, Eugène Lourié.  Costume Design by Coco Chanel.  Film Editing by Marthe…

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The Devil’s Envoys (1942)

MARCEL CARNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Les Visiteurs du Soir France, 1942.  Productions André Paulvé.  Scenario and dialogue by Jacques Prevert, Pierre Laroche.  Cinematography by Roger Hubert.  Produced by Andre Paulve.  Music by Joseph Kosma, Maurice Thiriet.  Production Design by Georges Wahkevitch.  Costume Design by Georges Wahkevitch.  Film Editing by Henri Rust.   A few years before their milestone classic Children of Paradise,…

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