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The Adventures of Picasso (1978)

Picassos äventyr (original title)
Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso show talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ...
Hans Alfredson ...
Don José
Margaretha Krook ...
Doña Maria
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Dolores
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Gertrude Stein / Narrator
Wilfrid Brambell ...
Lennart Nyman ...
Per Oscarsson ...
Elisabeth Söderström ...
Mimi
Gösta Winbergh ...
Picasso (singing voice)
Birgitta Andersson ...
Ingrid Svensson-Guggenheim
Magnus Härenstam ...
Sune Mangs ...
Yngve Gamlin ...
Lisbeth Zachrisson ...
Olga
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Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso show talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn money. But he wastes his talent by painting plates. He meets the famous people of the 1920s: Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Appolinaire, Hitler and Churchill. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Tusen kärleksfulla lögner av Hans Alfredson och Tage Danielsson

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20 May 1978 (Sweden)  »

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The Adventures of Picasso  »

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SEK 7,000,000 (estimated)
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The narrator in the Swedish version is Toivo Pawlo (who introduces himself as Elsa Beskow). The narrator in the Danish version is Ove Sprogøe (who introduces himself as Karen Blixen). The narrator in the Norwegian version is Per Aabel (who introduces himself as Margaretha Munthe). The narrator in the English version is Bernard Cribbins (who introduces himself as Gertrude Stein). The narrator in the French version is Raymond Bussière (who introduces himself as Mistinguette). See more »

Quotes

Elsa Beskow: [on Picasso's painting depicting a hideous version of a woman] And that was the birth of monsterism.
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References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

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19 March 2000 | by (Styria, Austria) – See all my reviews

Be sure to take napkins with you!

This is the one-and-only movie i ever p***ed into my trousers laughing...

I never thought the Swedish people to be THAT funny!


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