Directed by Jean Renoir, 1955, France
Musical, Unrated, 1h45, Janus Films
In French with English subtitles
Starring Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, María Félix
During the Belle Epoque in Montmartre Henri Danglard runs a cabaret where Parisians come to admire the belly dancer Lola de Castro, his mistress. When Danglard has a vision of reviving the cancan, he is inspired to cast the young laundress Nini, instead of Lola. Jealousies arise as he attempts to bring his show to the Moulin Rouge.
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