Film

La Chienne

Part of Modern Cinema

Saturday, February 10, 2018
2 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Tickets

$5 Early-bird pricing for SFMOMA and SFFILM members (with promo code) until January 31.

$12 General

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Jean Renoir, La Chienne, 1931 (still); photo: courtesy Alamy

“Jean Renoir’s first great sound classic, La Chienne is the story of an unhappily married, middle-aged bank clerk, played by Michel Simon. His only passion in life is for painting, which he does in his spare time, until he becomes obsessed with a prostitute (Janie Mareze). She robs and deceives him, and their involvement ends in tragedy.”
— BAMPFA


Film Details

Country: France
Language: French
Year: 1931
Running time: 96 min
Format: DCP
Director: Jean Renoir
Screenwriter: Jean Renoir
Producers: Pierre Braunberger, Roger Richebé
Cinematographer: Theodor Sparkuhl
Editors: Denise Batcheff, Pál Fejös
Source: Janus Films


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