FILM DISCUSSION: Renoir
Renoir is a 2012 French drama focusing on the last years of Pierre-Auguste Renoir at Cagnes-sur-Mer during World War I. The film is based on "Le Tableau Amoureux," by Jacques Renoir, great-grandson of the artist, and grandnephew of filmmaker Jean Renoir. Director Gilles Bourdos used the services of a convicted art forger, Guy Ribes, to create and re-create the Renoir paintings in live action on screen. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning for Best Costume Design. Directed by Gilles Bourdos, and starring Michel Bouquet, Christa Théret, and Vincent Rottiers. 1 hour, 52 minutes.
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