La Grande Illusion

Film Screening

December 14, 2017, 6 pm

Considered a masterpiece of French cinema, the 1937 film directed by Jean Renoir (Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s son) tells the story of two French soldiers trying to escape a German P.O.W. camp during World War I. 

The film will be introduced by Nicholas Macdonald, author of In Search of La Grande Illusion: A Critical Appreciation of Jean Renoir’s Elusive Masterpiece.