La Marseillaise (film)

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La Marseillaise
Directed by Jean Renoir
Produced by Jean Renoir
Written by Jean Renoir, Carl Koch and N. Martel-Dreyfus
Starring Pierre Renoir
Music by Joseph Kosma
Edited by Marthe Huguet
Marguerite Renoir
Release date
  • 1938 (1938)
Running time
132 minutes
Country France
Language French

La Marseillaise is a (1938) film about the early part of the French Revolution. The film was directed by Jean Renoir. La Marseillaise is shown from the eyes of the citizens of Marseille, counts in German exile and, of course the king Louis XVI each showing their own small problems.


The films shows the events of the French Revolution as seen through the eyes of those directly involved.


La Marseillaise, while not one of Renoir's better-known films, has received positive reviews from today's critics.[1]



  1. ^ "La Marseillaise (1937)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved September 6, 2015. 

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