Le Crime de Monsieur Lange
+ intro by Geoff Andrew, Programmer-at-large
When their crooked boss flees the authorities, the titular writer runs a publishing company as a co-operative with colleagues.
Dir Jean Renoir
With René Le Fèvre, Jules Berry, Florelle
Jean Renoir’s left-leaning classic sees mild-mannered writer Monsieur Lange work with his colleagues to run their publishing company as a co-operative when their crooked boss flees the authorities. With crime, romance and a hint of social commentary, this digital restoration brings new life to a picture that has been rarely screened in recent years.