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Jules and Jim

Released 1962
Distributor Janus

Francois Truffaut’s poignant portrait of a twenty year menage a trois outraged US censors. The cineaste director’s self-described “perfect hymn to love, and perhaps even to life” made him an international sensation and was star Jeanne Moreau’s favorite of her films.

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About Michael Peyser

Michael Peyser is an accomplished producer of both major studio movies as well as cutting edge independent films. Among his producing credits are The Purple Rose of Cairo, F/X, Big Business, Ruthless People, Hackers, Matilda, U23D, The Warrior's Way and Woody Allen: A Documentary.  Peyser is a tenured professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he teaches all aspects of producing and filmmaking.