Boudu Saved From Drowning

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Year:
1932
Running time:
84 minutes
Certificate:
PG
Directed by:
Jean Renoir
Starring:
Michel Simon, Marcelle Hainia, Severine Lerczinska, Jean Gehret
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Description

Boudu is a Parisian tramp who takes a suicidal plunge into the Seine, and is rescued by Monsieur Lestingois, a well-to-do bookseller with liberal ideas, who takes him home and tries to reconcile him with life and society. But Boudu is bored in this cosy little nest and uses his time to make trouble in the peaceful households around him.

Genre:
Comedy
Country of origin:
France
Language:
French with English subtitles
Feature Aspect Ratio:
16:9
Picture:
B&W
Sound:
2.0 Dual Mono
Region Encoding:
2/B
Catalogue Number:
PC(B)0029

Extras

  • Theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery

What the press said

"One of the greatest social comedies ever made" - Total Film

"Almost 80 years on, it still has a superb energy..." -  The Guardian