Boudu Saved From Drowning (Bondé sauvé des eaux) Reviews

August 29, 2012
A beautifully rhythmed film that makes one nostalgic for the period when it was made.
December 16, 2010
It's hard to imagine cinema without Boudu Saved From Drowning.
December 15, 2010
There is an ingenious performance from Michel Simon as the libidinous tramp and many entertaining comic touches.
December 13, 2010
Tier two Renoir, but well worth hunting down, not least for Michael Simon's mighty Catweazle beard.
May 9, 2007
Amid the early-talkie crudeness you can see Renoir discover what it means to visually evoke the unpredictable flow of life with composition, movement, and depth.
February 9, 2006
The most startling thing about Boudu is just how incredibly fresh it remains.
December 31, 2005
This film from 1932 shows Renoir's gift for storytelling and comedy.
December 27, 2005
Boudu Saved From Drowning is one of Jean Renoir's most enjoyable films. Its wit, freshness and spontaneity continue to impress.
August 24, 2005
Even enterprise without state can be amply rewarded in the films of Renoir.
March 10, 2003
One of Renoir's very best films.
January 1, 2000
Jean Renoir's effortless 1932 masterpiece is as informal, beguiling, and subversive as its eponymous hero.