La Marseillaise

France, 1938

Film
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Renoir financed “La Marseillaise” entirely from public subscription. The film traces the fortunes of two young men during the French Revolution. Renoir’s characteristic warmth and faith in human nature is prominent, and he concentrates on portraying the lives of ordinary people during the revolutionary period. This is one of the few great films to deal seriously with this momentous time in history.

Credits

director

Jean Renoir

producer

Andre Seigneur

production company

La Compagnie Jean Renoir

Language

French

Duration

02:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37172

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - France

Foreign language films

History → France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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