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The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

A Feature film by Jean Renoir

Produced by Son et Lumière

Release in France : 15/10/1975

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Actors (15)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Son et Lumière

Foreign production company :

Bavaria Media Television

Co-productions :

O.R.T.F., Rai - Radiotelevisione Italiana

Film exports/foreign sales :

Son et Lumière

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Made for television, this film consists of four parts: Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The Electric Floor Polisher," is an opera-like story of a woman who is obsessed with polishing her floors. Part Three is a musical interlude featuring Jeanne Moreau singing "When Love Dies." Part Four, "The Virtue of Tolerance," concerns an old man, his young wife, and how they come to terms when she has an affair with a man her own age.

Full credits (7)

Producer :

Pierre Long

Voice :

Jean Renoir

Editor :

Geneviève Winding

Music Composers :

Joseph Kosma, Jean Wiener

Screenwriter :

Jean Renoir

Director of Photography :

Georges Leclerc

Production Designer :

Gilbert Margerie

Technical details

Feature film

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Anthology film

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France, Italy, Germany

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Majority French (France, Italy, Germany)

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Runtime :

1 h 30 min

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