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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


    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.

    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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    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

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    Feature film

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    Anthology film

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    Coproducer countries :

    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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