Jean Renoir, the Boss, Part 3: The Rule and the Exception
(Jean Renoir le patron: La règle et l’exception)

Directed by Jacques Rivette.
France, 1967, digital video, color and b&w, 75 min.
French with English subtitles.

The final part of Rivette’s epic TV documentary on Renoir analyzes his working methods and his visual style in depth, focusing on The Rules of the Game. In addition to conversations between the filmmakers and their subject, “The Rule and the Exception” utilizes clips and a reunion between Renoir and actor Marcel Dalio, who plays the central figure in Renoir’s celebrated film.

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