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Partie de Campagne
Partie de Campagne

Partie de Campagne 1936

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Partie de Campagne 1936 PG

40 mins France Director. Jean Renoir

On a country picnic, a young girl leaves her family for a while and succumbs to an all-too-brief romance in Jean Renoir's sensuous tribute to the countryside.

When Partie de campagne (A Day in the Country) was finally released in 1946, ten years after it was shot, it was hailed as an 'unfinished masterpiece'. Since then, Jean Renoir's masterly adaptation of a short story by Guy de Maupassant, running at just under 40 minutes, has grown in reputation to the point where it has become one of his best-loved films and regularly cited in the Sight and Sound greatest films poll.

Directed by

Jean Renoir

Featuring

Sylvia Bataille

Georges Darnoux

Genres

Classics Costume drama

Collection

Love French Classics SIGHT & SOUND POLL

Certificate

PG

Released

1936

Country

France

Language

English

Production company

Panthéon Productions

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