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Boudu, Saved from Drowning


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French film director
Jean Renoir introduces Renoir, a short season of his films, which continues with this comedy, starring
Michel Simon
Monsieur Lestingois is the owner of a bookshop, with a snobbish wife and an accommodating maid. One day he becomes a hero when he drags a drowning tramp out of the Seine.
Boudu, not best pleased to be saved, turns Monsieur Lestingois' quiet life upside down. In French with English subtitles.
(1932) B/W The conclusion of the two-part Omnibus on Jean Renoir can be seen on Tuesday on BBC 1 * FILM REVIEWS pages 47-56


Introduces: Jean Renoir
Unknown: Michel Simon
Unknown: Monsieur Lestingois
Unknown: Jean Renoir
Boudu: Michel Simon
Monsieur Lestingois: Charles Grandval
Madame Lestingois: Marcella Hainia
Anne-Mane: Severine Lerczynska
Godin: Max Dalban
Vigour: Jean Gehret

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Boudu, Saved from Drowning

BBC Two England, 10 April 1995 0.50

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