Jean Renoir Quotes in Renoir (2012)
Jean Renoir Quotes:
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: You want to make yourself useful? Go put a necklace on her. Take the emerald one.
Jean Renoir: [approaches a posing Andree] The boss wants you to wear this.
Andrée Heuschling: No introduction first?
Jean Renoir: Forgive me.
Andrée Heuschling: You're Jean? I saw a painting of you.
Jean Renoir: I saw a painting of you, too.
Andrée Heuschling: He always makes me too fat.
Jean Renoir: He makes me look like a girl.
[takes a fruit from a bowl in the studio and bites into it]
Jean Renoir: You just bit into one of my father's models. I understand. Renoir's paintings make me want to eat them too.
Andrée Heuschling: You want to eat me?
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: She won't come anymore, will she? Were you a gentleman with her?
Jean Renoir: Did I need your permission?
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: All women, whether they be a whore or a queen, deserve the same respect.
Coco Renoir: What's the war like?
Jean Renoir: It's war...
Jean Renoir: If you told me what you wanted...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: You can't explain a painting, you have to feel it. Go see Titian's courtesans at the Louvre. If those don't make you want to caress them, then you've understood nothing at all.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Where are you going?
Jean Renoir: To the Louvre!
Pierre Renoir: Andree said you were going to make films?
Jean Renoir: No. Nothing's been decided.
Pierre Renoir: That reassures me. The cinema isn't for us French. It's entertainment for the masses. Our artistic heritage is too old, too heavy.
Jean Renoir: [his father has suffered the torments of arthritis in his hands] Papa. You can't take any more.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: The pain passes, Jean. But beauty remains.
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