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River, The

River, The

Jean Renoir / US, 1951 / 99 min.

Shot in Technicolor in India, this is the first colour film by the French master filmmaker Jean Renoir (La règle du jeu , La grande illusion ). A film selected by Martin Scorsese, who recalls watching The River as one of his ‘most formative film experiences’.

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Restored by Academy Film Archive, in association with the BFI and Janus Films, with restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation.

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Director

Jean Renoir

Production year

1951

Country

US

Original title

River, The

Length

99 min.

Format

35mm

Part of

Martin Scorsese

In the summer of 2017, Eye staged an exhibition devoted to one of the most important American film directors of the past half-century: Martin Scorsese. Over the years, the director of such classics as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and The Wolf of Wall Street has elaborated a uniquely personal style of filmmaking.

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