FILMS ABOUT ARTISTS , PAINTERS , WRITERS

15 09 2015new movies soon
27 jan 2015 added new movie : BIG EYES !!!

First 10 films i liked most ...................

Next twenty worth to see

few i did't seen yet , few worth no watching ...

if i miss some good titles pls send message

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not all films about artist , you will find some adaptations and few mistakes probably ;)
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1.
Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
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Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. (119 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
“ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

not 4 everyone , strange and not usual film , this is not like FINDING NEVERLAND completely other way of filming so first check trailer ” - panerai
 
2.
Finding Neverland (2004)
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The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ” - panerai
 
3.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
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The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
“ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ” - panerai
 
4.
Factotum (2005)
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This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling. (94 mins.)
Director: Bent Hamer
“ Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) ” - panerai
 
5.
Big Eyes (2014)
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A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. (106 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
6.
Being Flynn (2012)
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Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Weitz
“ !!!!!!!! ” - panerai
 
7.
Anonymous (2011)
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The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her. (130 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ” - panerai
 
8.
Van Gogh (1991)
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The final sixty-seven days of Van Gogh's life is examined. (158 mins.)
Director: Maurice Pialat
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
9.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
10.
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
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A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. (121 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
 
11.
Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
12.
Séraphine (2008)
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Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis. (125 mins.)
Director: Martin Provost
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
13.
Mr. Turner (2014)
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An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. (150 mins.)
Director: Mike Leigh
 
14.
Barton Fink (1991)
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A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
15.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
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The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed. (112 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
“ Jean-Dominique Bauby (1952-1997) ” - panerai
 
16.
Shadowlands (1993)
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C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S. (131 mins.)
“ C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)
Joy Davidman (1915-1960) ” - panerai
 
17.
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
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An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades. (118 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005) ” - panerai
 
18.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
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19.
Quills (2000)
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In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor. (124 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ Marquis de Sade (1740-1814) ” - panerai
 
20.
Painted Fire (2002)
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In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him. (120 mins.)
Director: Kwon-taek Im
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
21.
An Angel at My Table (1990)
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In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters... (158 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ Janet Frame (1924-2004) ” - panerai
 
22.
The Whole Wide World (1996)
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In Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard... (111 mins.)
Director: Dan Ireland
“ Robert E. Howard (1906-1936) ” - panerai
 
23.
Molière (2007)
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Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise. (120 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard
 
24.
Before Night Falls (2000)
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Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood... (133 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
“ Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990) ” - panerai
 
25.
Capote (2005)
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In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row. (114 mins.)
Director: Bennett Miller
“ Truman Capote (1924-1984) ” - panerai
 
26.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
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The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. (116 mins.)
 
27.
Wilde (1997)
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The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of... (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
“ Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) ” - panerai
 
28.
Get on Up (2014)
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A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. (139 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
“ :::::::::::::::::: musician ::::::::::::::::::: ” - panerai
 
29.
Frida (2002)
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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work. (123 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
30.
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
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A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Webber
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
31.
Iris (2001)
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True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease. (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Eyre
“ Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)
John Bayley (1925--) ” - panerai
 
32.
Hamsun (1996)
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Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war. (159 mins.)
Director: Jan Troell
“ Knut Hamsun (1859-1952) ” - panerai
 
33.
Pollock (2000)
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A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. (122 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
34.
Infamous (2006)
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While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith. (110 mins.)
Director: Douglas McGrath
“ Truman Capote (1924-1984) ” - panerai
 
35.
The Last Station (2009)
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A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. (112 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) ” - panerai
 
36.
My Brilliant Career (1979)
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Sybylla Melvyn is an independent young woman who soon after arriving to live with her Grandmother Bossier... (100 mins.)
“ Miles Franklin (1879-1954) ” - panerai
 
37.
Rembrandt (1936)
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark... (85 mins.)
Director: Alexander Korda
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
38.
The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
39.
En compagnie d'Antonin Artaud (1993)
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May, 1946, in Paris young poet Jacques Prevel meets Antonin Artaud, the actor, artist, and writer just released from a mental asylum... (90 mins.)
“ Antonin Artaud (1896-1948)
Jacques Prevel (1915-1951) ” - panerai
 
40.
Camille Claudel (1988)
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Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin... (175 mins.)
Director: Bruno Nuytten
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
41.
Caravaggio (2007 TV Movie)
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The tumultuous and adventurous life of Michelangelo Merisi, controversial artist, called by Fate to become the immortal Caravaggio... (180 mins.)
Director: Angelo Longoni
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
42.
Vincent & Theo (1990)
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The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted. (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
43.
My Left Foot (1989)
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Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
“ Christy Brown (1932-1981) ” - panerai
 
44.
Norman Rockwell: An American Portrait (1987 Documentary)
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Biography of the American Painter and Illustrator, Norman Rockwell. (60 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
45.
Haunted Summer (1988)
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In 1815, authors Lord Byron, Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley get together for some philosophical discussions, but the situation soon deteriorates into mind games, drugs and sex. (106 mins.)
Director: Ivan Passer
“ Mary Shelley (1797-1851)
Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) ” - panerai
 
46.
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
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Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk. (113 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
47.
Barfly (1987)
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Based on the life of successful poet Charles Bukowski and his exploits in Hollywood during the 60s, 70s, and 80s. (100 mins.)
“ Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) ” - panerai
 
48.
Kafka (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals. (98 mins.)
“ Franz Kafka (1883–1924) ” - panerai
 
49.
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto... (103 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
50.
Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
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Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity. (101 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
“ Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) ” - panerai
 
51.
Surviving Picasso (1996)
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The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life. (125 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
52.
Céleste (1980)
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In 1914, with men gone to war, Marcel Proust hired Céleste Albaret as his attendant. More than eight years later... (107 mins.)
Director: Percy Adlon
“ Marcel Proust (1871-1922) ” - panerai
 
53.
The Gambler (1997)
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Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky must write a novel in 27 days in a deal to pay off his gambling debts, and feverishly dictates the novel 'The Gambler'. (97 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
“ Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) ” - panerai
 
54.
Basquiat (1996)
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Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist... (108 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
55.
Nora (2000)
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In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank... (106 mins.)
Director: Pat Murphy
“ James Joyce (1882-1941) ” - panerai
 
56.
Jack London (1943)
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Episodes in the adventurous life of the American novelist (1876-1916). (94 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
“ Jack London (1876-1916) ” - panerai
 
57.
Art School Confidential (2006)
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Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him. (102 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
58.
Little Ashes (2008)
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About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Morrison
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
59.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
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Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George"...
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
60.
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009 TV Movie)
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Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz. (89 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
61.
Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)
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Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism... (210 mins.)
Director: Peter Watkins
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
62.
Modigliani (2004)
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The story of Amedeo Modigliani's bitter rivalry with Pablo Picasso, and his tragic romance with Jeanne Hebuterne. (128 mins.)
Director: Mick Davis
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
63.
Lautrec (1998)
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Life, passion, love...all these were part of Toulouse-Lautrec's art. His artistic development among the masters of the postimpressionism. (125 mins.)
Director: Roger Planchon
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
64.
Factory Girl (2006)
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Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer. (90 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
65.
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
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The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II. (138 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
66.
Modigliani of Montparnasse (1958)
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919... (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Becker
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
67.
Moulin Rouge (1952)
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. (119 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
68.
Caravaggio (1986)
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A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld. (93 mins.)
Director: Derek Jarman
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
69.
Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006 TV Series)
Episode: Turner (2006)
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Simon argues The Slave ship, one of 7 of his works causing a scandal at the 1840 Royal Academy exhibition... (60 mins.)
“ ABOUT PAINTERS +++++++++++++++ ” - panerai
 
70.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)
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Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. (96 mins.)
Director: Art Linson
“ Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005) ” - panerai
 
71.
Priest of Love (1981)
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Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States... (125 mins.)
“ D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) ” - panerai
 
72.
Hammett (1982)
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Fictional account of real-life mystery writer Dashiell Hammett, and his involvement in the investigation of a beautiful Chinese cabaret actress' mysterious disappearance in San Francisco. (97 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
“ Dashiell Hammett (1894–1961) ” - panerai
 
73.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
Episode: Waiting for the Moon (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas...
“ Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) ” - panerai
 
74.
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens... (105 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ Joe Orton (1933-1967)
Kenneth Halliwell (1926-1967) ” - panerai
 
75.
Rowing with the Wind (1988)
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The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron... (126 mins.)
Director: Gonzalo Suárez
“ Mary Shelley (1797-1851)
Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) ” - panerai
 
76.
Henry & June (1990)
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding... (136 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ Henry Miller (1891-1980)
Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) ” - panerai
 
77.
Impromptu (1991)
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In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand. (107 mins.)
Director: James Lapine
“ George Sand (1804-1876) ” - panerai
 
78.
Naked Lunch (1991)
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After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa. (115 mins.)
“ William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)
Not a true biopic of the man, but not a straight adaptation of his novel, either. A surreal mix of his writing and his life. ” - panerai
 
79.
Tom & Viv (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In 1915, T.S. (Tom) Eliot and Vivienne Haigh-Wood elope, but her longstanding gynecological and emotional problems disrupt their planned honeymoon... (125 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
“ T.S. Eliot (1888-1965) ” - panerai
 
80.
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
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Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit... (125 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
“ Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) ” - panerai
 
81.
Carrington (1995)
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The platonic relationship between artist Dora Carrington and writer Lytton Strachey in the early 20th century. (121 mins.)
“ Lytton Strachey (1880-1932) ” - panerai
 
82.
Total Eclipse (1995)
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Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle. (111 mins.)
“ Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)
Paul Verlaine (1844-1896) ” - panerai
 
83.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays. (123 mins.)
Director: John Madden
“ William Shakespeare (c.1564-1616) ” - panerai
 
84.
The Children of the Century (1999)
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The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent... (135 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
“ George Sand (1804-1876) ” - panerai
 
85.
The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her. (104 mins.)
“ Ayn Rand (1905-1982) ” - panerai
 
86.
Pandaemonium (2000)
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Friendship and betrayal between two poets during the French Revolution. (124 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
“ Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
William Wordsworth (1770-1850) ” - panerai
 
87.
Sylvia (2003)
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Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. (110 mins.)
Director: Christine Jeffs
“ Sylvia Plath (1932-1963)
Ted Hughes (1930-1998) ” - panerai
 
88.
Miss Potter (2006)
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The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success. (88 mins.)
Director: Chris Noonan
“ Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) ” - panerai
 
89.
Becoming Jane (2007)
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A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman. (120 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
“ Jane Austen (1775-1817) ” - panerai
 
90.
Bright Star (2009)
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The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life. (119 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ John Keats (1795-1821) ” - panerai
 
91.
Dumas (2010)
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Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre... (105 mins.)
Director: Safy Nebbou
“ Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) ” - panerai
 
92.
Voltaire (1933)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Writer and philosopher Voltaire, loyal to his king, Louis XV of France, nonetheless writes scathingly... (72 mins.)
Director: John G. Adolfi
“ Voltaire (1694-1778) ” - panerai
 
93.
Howl (2010)
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As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized. (84 mins.)
“ Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) ” - panerai
 
94.
Stevie (1978)
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This biographical film has Glenda Jackson portraying a British poet with emotional problems. (102 mins.)
Director: Robert Enders
“ Stevie Smith (1902-1971) ” - panerai
 
95.
Cross Creek (1983)
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In 1930's Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editor and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature. (127 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt
“ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (1896-1953) ” - panerai
 
96.
Hans Christian Andersen (1952)
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The opening scene of the movie describes it best: "Once upon a time there lived in Denmark a great storyteller named Hans Christian Andersen. This is not the story of his life, but a fairy tale about the great spinner of fairy tales." (112 mins.)
Director: Charles Vidor
“ Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) ” - panerai
 
97.
Sade (2000)
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A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth. (100 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
“ Marquis de Sade (1740-1814) ” - panerai
 
98.
The Childhood of Maxim Gorky (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A drama reveals the great writer's inauspicious early years as an orphan raised by conniving relatives. (98 mins.)
Director: Mark Donskoy
“ Maxim Gorky (1868-1936) ” - panerai
 
99.
Devotion (1946)
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Genius authors Emily and Charlotte Bronte fall in love with their curate as they seek to get their work published. (107 mins.)
“ Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)
Emily Brontë (1818-1848)
Anne Brontë (1820-1849) ” - panerai
 
100.
Les soeurs Brontë (1979)
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations. (120 mins.)
“ Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)
Emily Brontë (1818-1848)
Anne Brontë (1820-1849) ” - panerai