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The Rules of the Game, 1939

The Rules of the Game
Starring: Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parely, Odette Talazac
Directed by: Jean Renoir
Written by: Jean Renoir, Carl Koch
Language:  French
Country:  France
Runtime:  110 min
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The mood of The Rules of the Game is clever, witty, and biting. The plot centers around infidelity, a love triangle, and couples relations. It is a drama, foreign, and comedy movie. In approach, The Rules of the Game is realistic. The pacing is slow. It takes place, at least partly, on an estate. The Rules of the Game is set in Paris. It happens during World War 2 and in the 1930s. Visually, it is black and white. The Rules of the Game is known for being a masterpiece, essential viewing, and critically acclaimed. Note that it includes sexual content.

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made, Jean Renoir's masterpiece THE RULES OF THE GAME... more

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Language: French
Country: France
Release date: 8 July 1939
Runtime: 110 min

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Nora Gregor Nora Gregor As Christine de la Cheyniest
Paulette Dubost Paulette Dubost As Lisette, sa camériste
Mila Parely Mila Parely As Geneviève de Marras
Odette Talazac Odette Talazac As Madame Charlotte de la Plante
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Couldn't get through this flick. I have no idea what they're trying to do. I think you'll need a history lession on France or at least an artsy film class to appreciate this one.
20.September.2010 |  by: felixxx999
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I just didn't get it. I guess you'd have to be familiar with 1930's French film to understand why this is a breakthrough. Superficially, it reminded me a little of 'Gosford Park',with the ensemble structure and the class themes. But that...
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