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Paradise Found (2003)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  27 March 2003 (Australia)
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A successful 19th century French stockbroker (Sutherland) leaves his profession to become an artist in Paris.

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Paris, 1880. Paul Gauguin is a successful financier. He lives in Paris with his wife Mette and their four children. But when his passion for painting becomes a mission to revolutionize art, Gauguin must unleash the savage within himself. To do so he gives up his job and comfortable lifestyle, leading his family into a downward spiral of poverty and travels to Tahiti. His voyages take him even further from his beloved family and teach him the true meaning of the word sacrifice. What price must he pay in order to pursue his dream? Written by Aline

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He sought greatness and found the soul of the world. See more »

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Rated R for some language and nudity | See all certifications »
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Meglelt éden  »

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AUD 10,000,000 (estimated)
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Kiefer Sutherland's father, Donald Sutherland, also portrayed the artist Paul Gauguin in the film Oviri (1986). See more »

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It inspired me
31 July 2004 | by (Atlanta, Ga) – See all my reviews

Can anyone tell me of another film on Gauguin's life? While not as passionate as Lust for Life (van Gogh), I enjoyed seeing Paradise Found, and I saved it & have watched it several times now. I wanted it to go on longer.

In my 30s I painted several oils, & seeing this has inspired me to get out my brushes again. I wish more artists lives were available. William Blake, Turner, and others. PF was made by Australians, & I bet Hollywood would have changed the story line even more.


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