The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir (1974)

05/02/1974 (US) Drama 1h 40m
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Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The Electric Floor Polisher," is an opera-like story of a woman who is obsessed with polishing her floors. Part Three is a musical interlude featuring Jeanne Moreau singing "When Love Dies." Part Four, "The Virtue of Tolerance," concerns an old man, his young wife, and how they come to terms when she has an affair with a man her own age.

  1. Jean Renoir

    Director, Writer

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  1. Jeanne Moreau

    Jeanne Moreau

    The Singer (segment "Quand l'amour meurt")

  2. Nino Formicola

    Nino Formicola

    The Bum (segment "Le dernier réveillon")

  3. Milly


    Female Bum (segment "Le dernier réveillon")

  4. Fernand Sardou

    Fernand Sardou

    Duvallier (segment "Le roi d'Yvetot")

  5. Françoise Arnoul

    Françoise Arnoul

    Isabelle Duvallier (segment "Le roi d'Yvetot")

  6. Marguerite Cassan

    Marguerite Cassan

    Émilie (segment "La cireuse électrique")

  7. Pierre Olaf

    Pierre Olaf

    Gustave, the Husband (episode "La cireuse électrique")

  8. Jacques Dynam

    Jacques Dynam

    Jules, the Second Husband (segment "La cireuse électrique")

  9. Jean Carmet

    Jean Carmet

    Doctor Féraud (segment "Le roi d'Yvetot")

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The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir
The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

Original Title Le petit théâtre de Jean Renoir

Status Released

Original Language French

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