17 December 1992
Show More The Art of Cinema by Jean Cocteau, André Bernard and Claude Gauteur, translated by Robin Buss.
Marion Boyars, 224 pp., £19.95, May 1992, 0 7145 2947 8Show More
Jean Renoir: A Life in Pictures by Célia Bertin, translated by Mireille Muellner and Leonard Muellner.
Johns Hopkins, 403 pp., £20.50, August 1991, 0 8018 4184 4Show More
Jean Renoir: Projections of Paradise by Ronald Bergan.
Bloomsbury, 378 pp., £25, October 1992, 0 7475 0837 2Show More
Malle on Malle edited by Philip French.
Faber, 236 pp., £14.99, January 1993, 0 571 16237 1Show More
Republic of Images: A History of French Film-Making by Alan Williams.
Harvard, 458 pp., £39.95, April 1992, 0 674 76267 3Show More
“... the knell of the old order. Fresnay has earlier realised, as von Stroheim will not, that the day of his caste is over, but there is no easy message here. Later viewers have been keen to insist, as CéliaBertin does in her biography, on Renoir’s ‘horizontal’ view of the world, where class means more than nationality. It’s true that Renoir thought this, but again, the situation in the film is ...”