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The Rules of the Game

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Now often cited as one of the greatest films ever made, [[Performer~P107981~Jean Renoir~jeanrenoir]]'s [[Feature~V165800~La Règle du jeu~lejeudurenard]]/Rules of the Game was not warmly received on its original release in 1939: audiences at its opening engagements in Paris were openly hostile, responding to the film with shouts of derision, and distributors cut the movie from 113 minutes to a mere 80. It was banned as morally perilous during the German occupation and the original negative was destroyed...more

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