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Release Date:
18 May 1956 (France) See more »
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Plot:
A filmed record of Pablo Picasso painting numerous canvases for the camera, allowing us to see his creative process at work. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(5 articles)
Top 10 action movies
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Film Review: ‘Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band’
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A Bigger Splash
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One of the best things that I've ever seen. See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Pablo Picasso ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henri-Georges Clouzot ... Himself (uncredited)
Claude Renoir ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Henri-Georges Clouzot 
 
Produced by
Henri-Georges Clouzot .... producer
 
Original Music by
Georges Auric 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Renoir (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Henri Colpi 
 
Art Department
Pablo Picasso .... painter: original artwork (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joseph de Bretagne .... sound engineer (as Joseph De Bretagne)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Diot .... assistant camera
Maurice Kaminsky .... assistant camera
Jacques Ripouroux .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Jacques Métehen .... conductor (as Jacques Metehen)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Mystery of Picasso" - USA (literal English title)
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Runtime:
78 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric)
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Special transparent 'canvases' were constructed so that Pablo Picasso could paint on one side and 'Renoir, Claude' and Henri-Georges Clouzot could film the other.See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
One of the best things that I've ever seen., 10 February 2004
Author: crow1001 from San Mateo, CA.

I was moved beyond words. It was amazing to see what this man was doing on canvas second-to-second. To actually see the decisions made and the mannerisms in his strokes is something that I did not know was possible until I saw this film on IFC. This is priceless.

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