RENOIR, Jean (Renoir Jean)( French film director.)
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Biography RENOIR, Jean (Renoir Jean)
Born September 15, 1894 in Paris. He graduated from the University of Aix, during the First World War was a pilot-observer. Returning from the front, became an artist in ceramics. In 1924, having left an indelible impression on the movie E.fon Stroheim Foolish wives (Foolish Wives), decided to devote himself to cinema. His debut film was the daughter of water (La Fille de l'eau, 1924). Before the arrival of sound in cinema Renoir withdrew tape Nana (Nana, 1926, by E. Zola), Little saleswoman matches (La petite marchande d'allumettes, 1928, by JC Anderson) and others
. The most famous films Renoir 1930 include Budyu, . rescued from the water (Boudu sauv des eaux, . 1932), . The crime of Monsieur Lange (Le Crime de M. Lange, . 1936), . Outing (Une Partie de campagne, . 1936, . by G. Maupassant), . Grand Illusion (La Grande Illusion, . 1937), . Rules of the Game (La Rgle du jeu, . 1939),
. In the Great illusion basis dramatic conflict was a contradiction between national and class feeling of the officers and soldiers caught up in German captivity during World War II. Rules of the Game - tragicomedy, showing the life of French aristocrats and the nouveau riche on the eve of World War II. This film has become an acknowledged masterpiece by Renoir.
Since the beginning of World War II, Renoir moved to the United States, where he staged a few English paintings - Swamp Water (Swamp water, 1941), Yuzhanin (The Southerner, 1945), Diary of a Chambermaid (The Diary of a Chambermaid, 1946, by O. Mirbeau). The film The River (The River, 1950) was raised in India. Back in 1951 in Europe, . director raises two comedies, . solved in a theatrical style, . - Golden Carriage (Le Carosse d'or, . 1952) and French Cancan (French Cancan, . 1954), . where the image of the theater is used as a metaphor for the relationship between art and life,
. In Breakfast on the Grass (Le Djeuner sur l'herbe, 1959) Renoir returned to the world of nature, in many ways resembles the magnificent nature that depicted on the canvases of his father, O. Renoir. The film is pinned Corporal (Le Caporal pingl, 1962), the heroes of which were French prisoners of war during World War II, director reproduced and developed the story of his great illusion. In 1975 he received a special award 'Oscar'. Renoir died in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 1979.