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The Rules of the Game

The Rules of the Game ()

Starring: Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély, Odette Talazac, Claire Gérard, Anne Mayen, Lise Elina, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette, Roland Toutain, Gaston Modot, Jean Renoir, Pierre Magnier, Eddy Debray, Pierre Nay, Richard Francoeur, Léon Larive, Nicolas Amato, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Celestin, Tony Corteggiani, Geo Forster, Roger Forster, Camille François, Jenny Hélia, André Zwoboda, Jacques Beauvais, Maurice Marceau

The Rules of the Game, by Jean Renoir, is a scathing critique of corrupt French society cloaked in a comedy of manners in which a weekend at a marquis’ country château lays bare some ugly truths about a group of haut bourgeois acquaintances. The film has had a tumultuous history: it was subjected to cuts after the violent response of the premiere audience in 1939, and the original negative was destroyed during World War II; it wasn’t reconstructed until 1959.

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