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Pollock -- A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

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A True Portrait of Life and Art.
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A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Ed Harris ... Jackson Pollock

Marcia Gay Harden ... Lee Krasner

Tom Bower ... Dan Miller

Jennifer Connelly ... Ruth Kligman

Bud Cort ... Howard Putzel

John Heard ... Tony Smith

Val Kilmer ... Willem DeKooning

Robert Knott ... Sande Pollock

David Leary ... Charles Pollock

Amy Madigan ... Peggy Guggenheim

Sally Murphy ... Edith Metzger
Molly Regan ... Arloie Pollock

Stephanie Seymour ... Helen Frankenthaler
Matthew Sussman ... Reuben Kadish

Jeffrey Tambor ... Clem Greenberg

Sada Thompson ... Stella Pollock

Norbert Weisser ... Hans Namuth

Eulala Scheel ... Arloie's Baby (as Eulala Grace Harden)
Everett Quinton ... James Johnson Sweeney

Annabelle Gurwitch ... May Rosenberg

John Rothman ... Harold Rosenberg
Kenny Scharf ... William Baziotes
Tom McGuinness ... Franz Kline
Katherine Wallach ... Barbara Kadish
Cassandra Clewicki ... Kadish Child
Sloane Shelton ... Dot Miller
Eduardo Machado ... Alfonso Ossorio
Moss Roberts ... Ted Dragon
Robert O'Neill ... Herbert Matter
Isabelle Townsend ... Mercedes Matter

Jennifer Piech ... Young Redhead

Rebecca Wisocky ... Dorothy Seiberling

Linda Emond ... Martha Holmes
Tony Palazzolo ... Delivery Man

Barbara Garrick ... Betty Parsons

Claire Beckman ... Vita Peterson

David Cale ... William Wright

Stephen Beach ... Jay Pollock
Jill Jackson ... Alma Pollock
Donna Mitchell ... Elizabeth Pollock
Sondra Jablonski ... Jeremy Pollock

Frank Wood ... Frank Pollock
Julie Anna Rose ... Marie Pollock
Kyle Timothy Smith ... Jonathan Pollock (as Kyle Smith)
April Petroski ... Karen Pollock
Nicholas Petroski ... Jason Pollock
Noah Petroski ... Jason Pollock
Bob L. Harris ... Veterinarian (as Bob Harris)
John Madigan ... News Broadcaster (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Hart Landfield ... Newspaper Boy (uncredited)
John Nesci ... East Hampton Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Ed Harris 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Steven Naifeh (book "Jackson Pollock: An American Saga") and
Gregory White Smith (book "Jackson Pollock: An American Saga")

Barbara Turner (screenplay) and
Susan Emshwiller (screenplay) (as Susan J. Emshwiller)

Produced by
Joseph Allen .... executive producer
Heiner Bastian .... associate producer
Fred Berner .... producer
Peter Brant .... executive producer (as Peter M. Brant)
Ed Harris .... producer
Jon Kilik .... producer
Cecilia Kate Roque .... co-producer
Candy Trabuco .... associate producer (as Candy Trabacco)
James Francis Trezza .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Beal 
 
Cinematography by
Lisa Rinzler (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Kathryn Himoff 
 
Casting by
Todd Thaler 
 
Production Design by
Mark Friedberg 
 
Art Direction by
Teresa Mastropierro 
Peter Rogness 
 
Set Decoration by
Carolyn Cartwright 
 
Costume Design by
David C. Robinson 
 
Makeup Department
Ma Kalaadevi Ananda .... makeup department head (as Marilyn Carbone)
Michal Bigger .... makeup artist: August
Mitch Ely .... hair stylist: August
Kelly Gleason .... special effects makeup artist: Ms. Madigan
Linda Grimes .... key makeup artist
Lori Hicks .... additional makeup artist
Paul Huntley .... hairpiece: Pollock
Michele Paris .... makeup artist (as Michele Paris-Catanzarite)
John Quaglia .... additional hair stylist (as John D. Quaglia)
Jeffrey Sacino .... hair stylist
James Sarzotti .... makeup artist: August
Peggy Schierholz .... additional hair stylist (as Peg Schierholz)
 
Production Management
Julie Antonelli .... post-production supervisor
Meryl Emmerton .... production manager
Daniel Strol .... unit supervisor (as Daniel J. Strol)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cindy Craig .... second assistant director
Jude Gorjanc .... first assistant director
Jessica Piscitelli .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
JoAnn Atwood .... on-set dresser
Brian Becker .... carpenter
Peter Blechman .... carpenter
Doug Bowen .... construction coordinator: August
Douglas Bowen .... carpenter
Daniel Brandes .... carpenter
Kelly Brant .... props production assistant
Diana Burton .... property master
Suzanne E. Cestare .... swing gang (as Sue Cestare)
Tom Clark .... construction grip
David Cooney .... storyboard artist
Eva P. Davy .... scenic artist (as Eva Davy)
Rena DeAngelo .... second props
June DeCamp .... scenic artist
Ruth Deleon .... additional on-set dresser
Chris DesMarais .... property master: August (as Chris Des Marais)
Ruth DiPasquale .... swing gang
Brian Durham .... set dresser
James C. Feng .... assistant art director (as Jim Feng)
Stephen Finkin .... swing gang (as Steve Finkin)
Ray Fisher .... lead man
Elizabeth Gillen .... scenic artist
Bill Gilleran .... construction grip
Gregg Gilmartin .... carpenter
Phil Goldstein .... scenic artist
Jonathan Graham .... key construction grip
Regina Graves .... assistant set decorator
Jeremiah Greenblatt .... construction shop manager
Thomas Gregory .... carpenter
Peter Hackman .... scenic foreman
Dana Hook .... construction grip
Elizabeth Howard .... scenic artist
Duncan Hoxworth .... carpenter
Ross Huttick .... swing gang
Miguel Jimenez .... shop electrician (as Miguel Jiminez)
Chris Jordan .... third greensperson
Tina Khayat .... art department coordinator: August
Marion Kolsby .... assistant art director
George Kousoulides .... scenic artist
Gordon Krause .... construction foreman
Richard Lamb .... scenic artist
Laura Lambert .... swing gang
Roger Lang .... carpenter
Lisa Lawley .... painter: Jackson Pollock paintings through 1947
Richard Liebgold .... swing gang (as Richard Leibgold)
Victor Littlejohn .... set dresser
Lynn Maffessoli .... scenic artist
Alan Mamet .... swing gang (as Allen Mamet)
Teresa Mastropierro .... art director: August
Michele Mayas .... scenic artist
Robin McAllister .... props assistant (as Robin C. McAllister)
Jean-Paul Menard .... second greensperson
Ann Miller .... additional props
Lou Miller .... carpenter
Nick Miller .... construction coordinator
Laraine Mills .... construction production assistant
Charles A. Nastacio .... construction grip (as Charlie Nastacio)
Mel Noped .... construction grip (as Melvin Noped)
Thomas Nousias .... scenic artist
Francis V. O'Connor .... art history consultant
Nicole Paré .... art department intern
Jesse Pelikan .... construction grip
Janine Pesce .... second props
Morgan Pitts .... second greensperson
Walter Pluff .... additional on-set dresser
Dave Reardon .... swing gang foreman
Raymond Reddy .... carpenter
Raymond Reddy .... construction foreman
James A. Riley IV .... construction grip
Jon Ringbom .... charge scenic
Kevin Roach .... carpenter
Bruno Robuti .... painting: "Summertime"
Charles Romanello .... carpenter
James Sadek .... carpenter
Jeanne Sauger .... scenic artist
Eric Schappach .... scenic artist
Will Scheck .... lead greensperson
Dianne Schlies .... painter: "Cotton Pickers" and "Going West"
Elizabeth Schlitten .... additional props (as Liz Schlitten)
Clarissa Shanahan .... charge scenic: August
Richard A. Sirico .... carpenter (as Richard Sirico)
Salvatore Sirico .... carpenter
Julie Sloan .... scenic artist
Jennifer Snoeyink .... scenic artist
Nell Stifel .... camera scenic artist
Alexandra Tager .... fine art coordinator
Margaret von Biesen .... painter: Lee Krasner paintings through 1945
Sheri von Seeburg .... art department coordinator
Kenneth Walshak .... carpenter
Danielle Webb .... set dresser
Eric Wheelis .... art department intern
Josh Wingard .... construction grip
Joan Winters .... graphic designer
John Wolanczyk .... scenic artist
Timothy Joliat .... swing gang (uncredited)
Timothy Main .... special prop builder (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Rick Ash .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter Austin .... supervising sound editor (as Peter Drake Austin)
Neil Bleifield .... additional cable (as Neil Bleifeld)
Noah Blough .... sound editor
Andrew Bock .... assistant sound editor
David Boulton .... adr mixer: New York
Scott Breindel .... sound mixer
Zane D. Bruce .... foley artist (as Zane Bruce)
Joan Chamberlain .... adr recordist: Los Angeles
Joe Earle .... adr supervisor
Ann Hadsell .... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Kenneth L. Johnson .... sound effects editor
Richard King .... supervising sound editor
Paul Koronkiewicz .... boom operator
Gary Krause .... sound effects editor
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer (as Dan Leahy)
Jeff Livesey .... cable person
Paul Longstaffe .... dialog & adr editor
James Matheny .... sound editor
Kathy McCart .... sound recordist (as Kathy M. Cart)
Myron Nettinga .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Potter .... sound effects recordist
Alex Raspa .... adr recordist: New York
Gary Ritchie .... sound recordist
Brian Ruberg .... foley mixer
Joseph T. Sabella .... foley artist (as Joey Sabella)
Donna G. Walker .... post sound operations
Dan Wesson .... boom operator
Linda Yeaney .... first assistant sound editor
Jason W. Jennings .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Mark Bero .... special effects
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects (as Steve Kirschoff)
David Kleinstein .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Martin Avitia .... optical supervisor: Title House Digital
Blake Busby .... graphic designer: Title House Digital
Scott David .... compositor
David Hayes .... optical line-up: Title House Digital
Julie Landholt .... graphic designer: Title House Digital
Gary Miller .... camera operator: Title House Digital
Jennifer Rae Smith .... title coordinator: Title House Digital
Robert Beebe .... optical printer operator: Title House Digital (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical process and effects compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... optical element Hazeltine colorist: THDX (uncredited)
Steven Emmert .... optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Lloyd Hess .... technical support (uncredited)
Thomas Rosseter .... visual effects supervisor: ILM (uncredited)
George Sakellariou .... production engineering: ILM (uncredited)
 
Stunts
G.A. Aguilar .... stunt coordinator
Stephanie Finochio .... stunts (as Stephanie Finnocchio)
Jeffrey Lee Gibson .... stunts (as Jeff Gibson)
Susan Trout .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Will Arnot .... Steadicam operator
Richard Audino .... rigging gaffer
Geb Byers .... first assistant camera (as George Byers)
Casey Campbell .... electrician
Brian Carmichael .... video operator
Xiomara Comrie .... assistant camera
Daniel Cournoyer .... best boy grip (as Daniel R. Cournoyer)
Tim Davies .... grip
Moira Demos .... electrician
Dan Denitto .... dolly grip (as Dan DeNitto)
Steve Drellich .... additional camera operator
Robert K. Feldmann .... key grip
James J. Ferris .... rigging electric
James Harker .... electrician
Marc Hirschfeld .... Steadicam first assistant camera (as Marc Hirschfield)
Learan Kahanov .... electrician (as Leann Kahanov)
Chaim Kantor .... camera operator: August
Chris Karlof .... best boy electric: August (as Chris Karloff)
Wolfgang Koslow .... electrician (as Wolf Koslow)
David Lee .... still photographer
Dennis A. Livesey .... first assistant camera
Scott Maguire .... second assistant camera
Derek Murphy .... electrician
Melissa O'Brien .... camera loader
Alfred Padilla .... electrician (as Alfred O. Padilla)
George Pattison .... Steadicam operator: August
Daniel Salk .... video operator
Kory Salomone .... second assistant camera (as Kory Salamone)
Tom Schnaidt .... camera loader
Joyce Schneider .... electrician
Mark Schwartzbard .... camera loader
Tristan G. Sheridan .... gaffer
Adam Snyder .... grip
John Sosenko .... camera operator: a
Brooke Stanford .... best boy electric
Demmie Todd .... still photographer
Justin Vanson .... best boy grip: August
Peter Vietro-Hannum .... grip
David Wasserman .... third grip
David Waterston .... additional camera operator (as Dave Waterston)
Jhon Wlaschin .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Joe Alfano .... extras casting assistant
Jonathan Strauss .... casting associate
Grant Wilfley .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frank L. Fleming .... costumer (as Frank Fleming)
Joni M. Huth .... costume shop supervisor (as Joni Huth)
Jeannie H. Kelly .... wardrobe supervisor (as Jeannie Kelly)
Pamela Kezal .... wardrobe supervisor
Anastasia Marano .... wardrobe intern
Andrea Martin .... wardrobe intern
Ingrid Price .... costumer
Frankie Ritacco .... wardrobe supervisor
Monica Russell .... costumer
Kim Wilcox .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Catherine Anderson .... negative cutter: JG Films
Franco Barbeite .... assistant editor
Daniel Candib .... assistant editor (as Dan Candib)
Robert J. Lemos .... assistant film editor
Kent McGrew .... color timer
Dan O'Grady .... negative conforming supervisor
Linda Schubell-Sundlin .... first assistant film editor (as Linda Sundlin)
Daniel F. Siskin .... post-production assistant
Jamal A. Swinton .... post-production consultant
Tim Wilson .... first assistant film editor
 
Music Department
Dondi Bastone .... music supervisor (as Don Bastone)
Steve Miller .... music consultant
Sharon Smith .... music editor
Daniel Gaber .... music editor: temp music (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Bill Buckman .... driver
Mike Buckman .... transportation co-captain
William Curtin .... driver (as Billy Curtin)
John Featherstone .... driver
Michael Fennell .... driver (as Mickey Fennell)
Kevin Flynn .... driver
Roy Fortier .... driver
Billy Junior .... driver
Chris Kornack .... driver
Harry J. Leavey .... driver (as Harry Leavey)
Tom Leavey .... transportation captain
William Leavey .... driver (as Bill Leavey)
Larry Miele .... driver
Erik W. Wickstrom .... driver (as Eric Wickstrom)
 
Other crew
Sam Adelman .... film apprentice
Jade Allen .... office intern
Nuri Bell .... production assistant
Jean Bickley .... assistant: Peter Brant
Ana Bielschowsky .... office intern
Maria T. Bierniak .... facilities coordinator: East Hampton
Steve Blakely .... laboratory operations: Duart
Zoran Blazevic .... location assistant
Casey Block .... accountant
Maurice Cabrera .... parking coordinator
Chi Yoon Chung .... avid apprentice
Kathy Ciric .... location scout
Wendy Cohen .... production resources
Coleen Curtin .... location assistant: East Hampton
Melissa De Waters .... set intern
Philip Dixon .... set production assistant
Michael Espinosa .... set production assistant
Debora Fearon .... craft service (as Debbie Fearon)
John Fedynich .... assistant location manager
John B. Finn .... accountant (as John Finn)
Lisa France .... stand-in
John Franick .... film dailies supervisor: Du Art
Leigh French .... group looping
Mary Gambardella .... script supervisor: August
Joe Guest .... set production assistant (as Joe C. Guest)
Don Hartman .... stand-in
Desmond Harvey .... additional craft service
Sean Hogan .... first assistant accountant
Mark Horowitz .... international sales: Alliance Atlantic Pictures International
Paul Kostick .... assistant to director
Kim Krafsky .... animal trainer
Al Lamberti .... location assistant
Victoria Lang .... set production assistant
Eric Richard Lasko .... set production assistant
Lisa Lawley .... painting coach
Steve McAuliff .... animal trainer
Joe Monge .... video transfers supervisor: Duart
David Moy .... location assistant
Stuart Nicolai .... location assistant
Tjamal Noni .... office production assistant (as Tjamal K. Noni)
Suzanne O'Donnell .... assistant: Marcia Gay Harden
Maria T. Pagano .... set production assistant
Steven Planck .... office intern
Audra Polk .... assistant coordinator
Thomas R. Polleri .... set production assistant (as Tom Polleri)
John Pompa .... set intern
Jennifer Quesenbery .... location scout
David Riedel .... film apprentice
Spencer Riviera .... office intern
Monica Ruiz-Ziegler .... assistant: Mr. Robinson
Josh Schneider .... accountant
Eric Schwarz .... production secretary
George Sheanshang .... legal services
Edward D. Sherrick .... financial advisor
Birgit Staudt .... location scout
Michael Ward Stout .... legal counsel: artwork
Kristina Strang .... craft service
Peggy Sutton .... script supervisor
Jessica Tait .... office intern
David Tambor .... set intern
John Charles Thomas .... legal counsel: artwork
Alfonso Trinidad .... key set production assistant
Mark Van Holstein .... location assistant (as Mark von Holstein)
George Walden .... insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben
Michael L. Walker .... set production assistant
Annie Young Frisbie .... assistant to producers (as Annie Young)
Gerry Ferrara .... projectionist (uncredited)
Michael K. Reynolds .... chef (uncredited)
Andrew Yeo .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Charles Bergman .... special thanks: the Pollock-Krasner Foundation
David Eric Brenner .... thanks (as David E. Brenner)
Eric Clapton .... special thanks
Robert De Niro .... special thanks: Tribeca Productions (as Robert DeNiro)
Charles Haid .... thanks
Helen A. Harrison .... special thanks: the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, New York
Agnieszka Holland .... thanks
Mark Isham .... special thanks
Pepe Karmel .... special thanks: the Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Neil Koenigsberg .... special thanks
Graham Leggat .... special thanks: the Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Carol Littleton .... special thanks
Liz Manne .... special thanks
Chris McNamara .... special thanks: the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, New York
Walter Murch .... thanks
Victor Nunez .... thanks
Eugene V. Thaw .... special thanks: the Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Kirk Varnedoe .... special thanks: the Museum of Modern Art, New York City
 

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality
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122 min | Germany:132 min
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Trivia:
Frances McDormand was originally considered for the female lead.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the 'love scene' between Jackson and Peggy Gugenheim, Jackson lays in between Peggy's legs. In the very next (reverse) shot, he is now outside (straddling) her legs.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Jackson Pollock:[drunk] Who's the greatest drummer in the world?
Sande Pollock:What?
Jackson Pollock:Crupa.
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15 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Art versus Life...and Life Magazine, 26 December 2003
Author: ThurstonHunger from Palo Alto, CA, USA

I think it is very hard in general to make a "based on a true story" sort of film, that alone can clamp a pretty heavy anchor to your ankles. Moreso when that true story is one that means a lot to you as Ed Harris has said about Jackson Pollock's biography.

Based upon those precepts, I feel Harris succeeded, however I cannot say this film is an unqualified success. It is sprawling, but unlike Pollock...for cinema circulation, Harris could not stretch his canvas so wide. He gets over two hours here...but I suspect he could have filled six easily.

Based upon early buzz when this came out, including the snippet shown at the Oscars for Marcia Gay Harden, I had trepidation that this would be reduced to a shout and spittle film; that the rage and angst of Pollock and Krasner would be the story. Certainly this is one aspect presented, but not the sole one.

Interestingly to me, it seemed that the more halcyon Pollock's life was, the better his exploration of his art. I went in expecting that alcohol-oiled turmoil would be presented as the key to complicated creation. An artist must suffer and so on.

This shows that while I was familiar with Pollock, I was not that familiar. I could recognize his later chaotic, laced and dripped paintings...but I did not know anything about his personal life.

But in the course of two hours, I did enjoy...

1) Seeing a progression in Pollock's paintings. I had not seen many of his earlier works that had more blocks to them, that were more easily seen as assemblages of images. The way these were filmed, in the act of creation was well done here. Same is true for the latter works.

2) The importance of Pollock's family. I loved seeing his Mother come to the openings. I did not know that two other brothers also painted; Sande alone seems to understand Jackson's talent and torment. Their relationship could have made a film of its own.

3) Jeffrey Tambor's portrayal of Clem, a critic/king-maker of sorts. Us posters here, run the risk of being posers as well. And I think the best of us realize how subjective our comments are, a function of when we watch films, and who we are with, or how we are feeling as much as the films themselves.

4) Following on that notion, to me one thread of "Pollock" is how the circle of critics destroys artists with either persecution or praise. It is not a revelation, that much art is highly personal, both for the purveyor, but painfully so for the artists. Not a revelation, but still worth repeating...

When we see Pollock "drunk" on his ascent, reading from an Italian magazine during a family reunion, that really got to me. Maybe that was more dangerous than alcohol. Even if that critical acceptance is not essential, eating is. Another thread alluded to in this film, how to "work" and to live as an artist.

That scene also drove home the obsessive nature of being an artist, how it is hard at the same time to be a brother, or uncle, husband or perhaps impossible to be a father. Thus that obsession helps to contrast Sande and Jackson, and certainly sets up the power of Marcia Gay Harden's performance. Krasner too is an artist, who has had some success. She retains her name, and her dreams, but fully embraces Pollock, and Pollock's artwork. Her support of him, while aware of her limits, was presented without martyring her. She was not a saint wandering into Pollock's hell.

5) Talking to an artist about his/her obsession is problematic. They are already communicating in their chosen medium, and presumably they are communicating that way as it is easier than using words. I thought the interview with Life magazine in this film, and Pollock's notion of viewing his art as one views a field of flowers helped me. Maybe that was obvious to others, I think that way in music/sound...but in art too often I am hunting for images, for mirrors to our world.

The radio interview that Pollock conducted, halting and awkward could have underscored the travails of talking about art, or it seemed like he was trying to read from a manifesto of sorts (perhaps in real life one exists). Finally, the documentary film is painted as an undoing of Pollock. Fascinating as we ourselves are watching a film about Pollock. It's as if Ed Harris the actor in character could be talking to Ed Harris the film auteur.

The documentary film was to Pollock, what a zoo can be to a wild animal. The habitat corrupts the inhabitant. How Pollock puts on his shoes, when he's done painting, all control is lost...the private process made public, is made impure.

No, that's not the point to this film. If you are looking for a film with one tidy point, go elsewhere. But for an abridged but admirable biopic on Jackson Pollock, with many tangled and tantalizing threads...this is one to rent. And now a book for me to read. Rarely do I watch the deleted scenes and wish they had been in the film, as I did in this case.

There was a great shot early in the film where Pollock is pacing before the mural commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim. From the plot, we know he's worried about looms before him, and we get eerie shots of his shadow projected on the empty canvas to reinforce that. Harris too may have felt this was an ominous undertaking, I hope he pleased himself as he did me.

7/10

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