Boudu Saved from Drowning
Boudu is one of Jean Renoir's masterpieces and features Michel Simon's performance as the disreputable tramp rescued from the river. It is discussed here by Richard Boston, video critic of The Guardian. The book features a brief production history and detailed filmography.
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