When did Renoir come up with the idea for Rules of the Game and what is the political relevance of the film at this moment? What is his process in creating the film’s story? What is the film’s key scene and how does it reverberate across the film? What is the film’s structure, which are its sources, and what is the relevance of Renoir’s deep space mise en scene style for the film? Who is the film’s main character, and what is the role of Renoir as actor/character in the film?