A Parisian bookseller, Lestingois, fishes Boudu, a vagrant, out of the river Seine. He befriends the tramp and puts him up at home, where Boudu causes nothing but trouble. However, events take a different turn when Boudu wins the lottery Starring Michel Simon and Charles Granval, renowned director Jean Renoirs 1932 classic farce Boudu Saved From Drowning (Boudu sauvé des eaux) has been beautifully restored in high definition and features a previously missing scene which was, by chance, conserved in the original negative.
Almost 80 years on, it still has a superb energy --The Guardian
a film that feels as ripe now as it did the year it was made --Time Out
One of the greatest social comedies ever made --Total Film