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Modigliani of Montparnasse (1958)

Les amants de Montparnasse (original title)
Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | 4 April 1958 (France)
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

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(inspired by novel "Les Montparnos") (as Michel Georges Michel)
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Rosalie (as Léa Padovani)
Gérard Séty ...
Léopold Zborowsky
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Morel
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Anna Zborowsky
Arlette Poirier ...
Lulu
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Madame Salomon - la concierge (as Madame Pâquerette)
Marianne Oswald ...
Berthe Weil
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Denise Vernac ...
Madame Hébuterne
Robert Ripa ...
Marcel - le maquereau
Jean Lanier ...
Monsieur Hébuterne
Carole Sands ...
Madame Dickson (as C. de Rieux)
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents are against their relation and stop financial help. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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A motion picture touched with the fire...the genius...the lover...the man.

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Biography | Drama

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4 April 1958 (France)  »

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Hero of Montmatre  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.66 : 1
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Max Ophüls began directing this film but died soon afterwards. He was replaced by Jacques Becker, See more »

Quotes

Amedeo Modigliani: And I can only offer you to share the rain with me.
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Crazy Credits

The names of actors Lea Padovani, Gérard Séty and Lino Ventura do not appear in the closing credits, whereas every one else's name does. See more »

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Gerard Philipe
11 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

the temptation to see the film as one about Gerard Philipe is not small. and, in a way, it could be the basic motif for admire it. because it seems be a film for his admirers. a last word, testimony /legacy of great art. the close up, the dialogues, the reactions of Amedeo Modigliani are easy to define the last years of his interpreter. because, except that, "Les amants de Montparnasse" gives the same picture of damned artist, ignored by his contemporaries, single against the love story, fragile, vulnerable, strange. of course, a good recipes for public success. but, maybe, not the best. and this does it a homage to an unique French actor. and the beginning of the end of an age of cinema.


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