Jean Renoir was a distinguished French author, screenwriter, producer, film director, and actor. From the silent era to the end of the 1960s, he made over forty films as an actor and film director. Critics have cited his films like ‘The Rules of the Game,’ and ‘La Grande Illusion,’ among the greatest films ever made. In 2002, ‘Sight and Sound’ poll of critics ranked him as the fourth greatest director of all times. In 1975, he was awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement Academy Award’ for his contribution to the motion picture industry besides various awards and accolades that he earned during his lifetime. He was one of the first filmmakers who were celebrated as an auteur. Some of his popular and noteworthy films include ‘A Day in the Country,’ ‘The Golden Coach,’ ‘The Human Beast,’ ‘La Chienne,’ ‘The River,’ ‘French Cancan,’ ‘Boudu Saved from Drowning,’ ‘Renoir,’ ‘Elena and Her Men,’ and various others.