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Modigliani (2004)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  29 September 2004 (France)
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The story of Amedeo Modigliani's bitter rivalry with Pablo Picasso, and his tragic romance with Jeanne Hebuterne.

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Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. The couple has an illegitimate child, and Jeanne's bigoted parents send the baby to a faraway convent to be raised by nuns. Modigliani is distraught and needs money to rescue and raise his child. The answer arrives in the shape of Paris' annual art competition. Prize money and a guaranteed career await the winner. Neither Modigliani, nor his dearest friend and rival Picasso have ever entered the competition, believing that it is beneath true artists like themselves. But push comes to shove with the welfare of his child on the line, and Modigliani signs up for the competition in a drunken and drug-induced tirade. Picasso follows suit and all of Paris is aflutter with excitement at who will win. With the balance of his relationship with Jeanne... Written by Sujit R. Varma

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His passion was life. His obsession was art. See more »

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Rated R for some language and drug use | See all certifications »
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29 September 2004 (France)  »

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Untitled Modigliani Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,971 (USA) (10 June 2005)

Gross:

$195,378 (USA) (15 July 2005)
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In 1892 when Amedeo's mother is in labor the bailiff makes announcement that family's possessions are confiscated for the benefit of Republica Italia. At that time Livorno is part of the Kingdom of Italy - the Republic of Italy is declared after the WWII. See more »

Quotes

Amedeo Modigliani: Tell me, Pablo, how do you make love to a cube?
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Ode to Innocence
Performed by Sasha Lazard
Composed by Giulio Caccini, James Ide & Dale Wardlaw
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A Trip Back in time to the Magical World of The Artist
6 November 2004 | by (Monaco) – See all my reviews

This film must be considered an "Art" film - not a commercial film and you must watch it with different eyes.

Taking that tone - It was throughly enjoying and the sets, costumes and art direction were done extremely well. The casting and acting was excellent and believable but some scenes

were too drawn out. If the editing was a little better we would have a real winner. However I can recommend this film to anyone who loves art and painting. It really portrays the feelings of the artists and how they lived.

Go See It - You'll enjoy it!


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