Renoir on Renoir

United Kingdom, 1962

Film
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Film director Jean Renoir talks about the work of his father Auguste Renoir, the important impressionist painter, and of their home Les Collettes Cagnes-sur-mer in the south of France. It is shot in the house and grounds of the home which Renoir the elder painted many times and which is now a museum. Many of Renoir’s great works are seen there. Interview by Huw Wheldon.

Credits

director

Jean Renoir

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27842

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - France

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Gardens - France

Biographical

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Gardens - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

People → Artists - Biography

People → Biographical films

People → Renoir, Auguste, 1841-1919

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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