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April 2006 (UK) See more »
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"Three hour mini-series tells the intimate history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet... See more »
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Cast

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Sebastian Armesto ... Art Critic (3 episodes, 2006)

Richard Armitage ... Young Claude Monet (3 episodes, 2006)

Charlie Condou ... Renoir (3 episodes, 2006)
Aden Gillett ... Degas (3 episodes, 2006)

Julian Glover ... Claude Monet - Older (3 episodes, 2006)

Andrew Havill ... Manet (3 episodes, 2006)
Will Keen ... Cézanne (2 episodes, 2006)

Isobel Pravda ... Camille Monet (2 episodes, 2006)

Amanda Root ... Alice Hoschedé (2 episodes, 2006)
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Series Directed by
Tim Dunn (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Colin Swash (unknown episodes)
Sarah Woods (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Peter Cotton .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Mary Downes .... series producer (unknown episodes)
Tim Dunn .... producer (unknown episodes)
Kim Thomas .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Carles Riba (3 episodes, 2006)
Nigel Squires (3 episodes, 2006)
Christina Goldbold (2 episodes, 2006)

Chris Nicolaides (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Christopher Titus King (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrea Carnevali (3 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Casting by
Carl Proctor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Jan Walker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bill Thomas (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Susie Coulthard (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Marrie Dorris .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Nathan Rival .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Magi Vaughan .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Annabel Yonge .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Trevor Gittings .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Diane Kasperowicz .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Emma Leddington-Wright .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Kate Evans .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Richard Touch .... design assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Mark Owen .... dubbing mixer (3 episodes, 2006)

Brad Bower .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Ben Brazier .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Richard Brooks .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Roger Long .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chad Harrington .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Bruce Knight .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Jon Scadden .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Hayden Thomas .... focus puller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Aurélie Avram .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
John Boddy .... costume assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Nick Adams .... colorist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Natalie Breeden .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Anne-Laure Daboczi .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Susie Farrell .... script editor (unknown episodes)
Jenny Tasker .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Carolyn Vermalle .... location manager (unknown episodes)
 

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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Spot on Impression, 30 March 2008
Author: Eaglegrafix from United States

I'll say first that I loved art of any kind but paintings of the masters are the most enjoyable and the Impressionist period and the Impressionist artists are the cream of the crop for me. It does not end there. Monet is one of three at the very pinnacle.

I found this mini series to be refreshingly accurate and pleasant to watch as well. By dramatizing the life of some of the French painters that created the many various facets of the impressionist movement. Although several who were also present in Paris at the same time are not brought into this piece (such as Pizarro) we do get a good look at the close relationships some had.

What I really enjoyed was the lighting and composition of the scenes - many set in such a way that they seem to be living pieces of art. It was easy to understand how light and shadow and color was more interesting to these artists than form and pose of earlier masters.

If you love art, especially the late 1800's to 1900's you will enjoy this BBC series.

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