Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentement in Tahiti.

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Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentement in Tahiti.

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11 January 2004 | by (birmingham, al) – See all my reviews

it was actually pretty good. David Carradine brought forth a believable effort and I would have to rank it among his best performances. It was a shame it wasn't a feature film production because Gauguin is a fascinating character and Carradine's work would have showcased.


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