The Rules of the Game [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1939]

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Overview

Special Features

  • Introduction to the film by director Jean Renoir
  • Audio commentary written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and read by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich
  • Comparison of the film's two endings
  • Selected-scene analysis by Renoir historian Chris Faulkner
  • Excerpts from Jean Renoir, le patron: La règle et l'exception (1966), a French television program by filmmaker Jacques Rivette
  • Part one of Jean Renoir, a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by film critic David Thompson
  • Video essay about the film's production, release, and 1959 reconstruction
  • Interview with film critic Olivier Curchod
  • Interview from a 1965 episode of the French television series Les écrans de la ville in which Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film
  • Interviews with set designer Max Douy; Renoir's son, Alain; and actress Mila Parély

Synopsis

The Rules of the Game

Cast & Crew

  • Nora Gregor
    Nora Gregor - Christine de La Chesnaye
  • Jean Renoir
    Jean Renoir - Octave
  • Marcel Dalio
    Marcel Dalio - Robert de la Chesnaye
  • Roland Toutain
    Roland Toutain - André Jurieu
  • Paulette Dubost
    Paulette Dubost - Lisette

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