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Boudu

Boudu sauvé des eaux (Motion picture).

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Summary

  • Saved from suicide by drowning, Boudou wreaks havoc in the home of his benefactor, seducing both his wife and his mistress.

Notes

  • Based on the play by René Fauchois.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1932 by Les Films Sirius and Pathe Renn Productions.
  • Features: archival introduction by Jean Renoir, excerpt from a Cineaste de Notre Temps program featuring Renoir and Michel Simon, new video interview with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin, archival interview with Eric Rohmer, interactive map of 1930s Paris featuring locations from the film, a new essay by Renoir scholar Christopher Faulkner.
  • DVD.
  • In French with English subtitles.
  • Closed-captioned.