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Picnic on the Grass

Le déjeuner sur l'herbe

directed by Jean Renoir
France, 1959

Synopsis

Etienne Alexis, a candidate for president of the new Europe, is a scientist promoting artificial insemination. His wealthy household is stiff, intellectual, and sterile. To celebrate his engagement to a German cousin, he hosts an aseptic picnic, where mother nature asserts herself.

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