The Epic Film Challenge II
#232 – A Day in the Country (1936)
Dir. Jean Renoir
Starring: Sylvia Bataille, Georges D’Arnoux, Jane Marken, André Gabriello, Jacques B. Brunius, Paul Temps, Gabrielle Fontan
The two hundred and thirty-second installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Jean Renoir’s abandoned and apparently unfinished short film, A Day in the Country.
Recorded in July 2018.
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: I don’t think so, it’s a very strong short, with some great writing, cinematography and performing, but it ultimately feels incomplete.