Crime of Monsieur Lange
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The Crime of Monsieur Lange
After Amedée Lange’s (René Lefèvre) maliciously charming boss Batala (Jules Berry) is presumed dead following his flight from debt collectors, Lange, with the help of his lover Valentine (Florelle), helps organize a community of workers into a cooperative publishing house for his hit Western serial “Arizona Jim.”
"PERFECTION! ONE OF RENOIR'S MOST COMPLETELY DELIGHTFUL MOVIES!" — Geoff Andrew, Time Out (London)
"Of all Renoir's films Monsieur Lange is the most spontaneous, the richest in miracles of camera work, the most full of pure beauty and truth. In short, it is a film touched by divine grace." — François Truffaut
4K restoration from nitrate and safety elements, the internegative and a 35mm print, under the supervision of Studiocanal, with the support of the CNC.
Like rivers or the moment to come just after this moment, you can’t step into the same Jean Renoir film twice. Whether the release of this restoration marks your first or your fiftieth time seeing 'The Crime of Monsieur Lange' — the master’s 1936 collectivist lulu and certainly the most warmly ...