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The Rules of the Game (1939)  link to The Rules of the Game on IMDb  

Number: 578

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IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (20765 votes)

Country: French, 110 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Jean Renoir

Cast: Nora Gregor (as Christine de la Cheyniest), Paulette Dubost (as Lisette, sa camériste), Marcel Dalio (as Marquis Robert de la Cheyniest), Julien Carette (as Marceau, le braconnier), Jean Renoir (as Octave)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Plot Outline: Aviator André Jurieux has just completed a record-setting flight, but when he is greeted by an admiring crowd, all he can say to them is how miserable he is that the woman he loves did not come to meet him. He is in love with Christine, the wife of aristocrat Robert de la Cheyniest. Robert himself is involved in an affair with Geneviève de Marras, but he is trying to break it off. Meanwhile, André seeks help from his old friend Octave, who gets André an invitation to the country home where Robert and Christine are hosting a large hunting party. As the guests arrive for the party, their cordial greetings hide their real feelings, along with their secrets - and even some of the servants are involved in tangled relationships.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3

Apr 26, 2017