NEWS: DVD Release: Boudu Saved From Drowning

1930s comedy starring Michel Simon as Boudu, a tramp saved from drowning in the Seine by a wealthy bookseller, who provides him shelter in his bourgeois household.

The unruly vagrant causes havoc in this civilised environment, seducing the bookseller's wife and his mistress, as well as striking it lucky in the lottery.

Having brought anarchy to the middle class family, he eventually begins to pine for his old life and decides to return to the freedom of the river.

Directed by Jean Renoir, and remade in Hollywood as Down And Out In Beverly Hills (1986).

Film: Boudu Saved From Drowning
Release date: 4th April 2011
Certificate: PG
Running time: 82 mins
Director: Jean Renoir
Starring: Michel Simon, Charles Granval, Marcelle Hainia, Severine Lerczinska, Jean Daste
Genre: Comedy
Studio: Park Circus
Format: DVD & Blu-ray
Country: France

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