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This edition: La Chienne (1931)





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Episode Details

First aired: March 24, 2018.

(1931, France, 1h 35min , b&w, drama, In French with English Subtitles)
Director: Jean Renoir
Writers: Georges de La Fouchardière (novel) (as Georges de la Fouchardière), Jean Renoir (adaptation)
Stars: Michel Simon, Janie Marèse, Georges Flamant

Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, "Lulu", and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a streetwalker, in love with Dede, her pimp. She only accepts Legrand to satisfy Dede's needs of money.

Discussion guest: Anne Kern, Purchase College SUNY.

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