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Montparnasse 19 (1958)

Les amants de Montparnasse (original title)
Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | 4 April 1958 (France)
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »

Director:

Jacques Becker

Writer:

Michel-Georges Michel (inspired by novel "Les Montparnos") (as Michel Georges Michel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Philipe ... Amedeo Modigliani
Lilli Palmer ... Beatrice Hastings
Lea Padovani ... Rosalie (as Léa Padovani)
Gérard Séty Gérard Séty ... Léopold Zborowsky
Lino Ventura ... Morel
Anouk Aimée ... Jeanne Hébuterne
Lila Kedrova ... Anna Zborowsky
Arlette Poirier Arlette Poirier ... Lulu
Pâquerette ... Madame Salomon - la concierge (as Madame Pâquerette)
Marianne Oswald Marianne Oswald ... Berthe Weil
Judith Magre ... La prostituée devant le café
Denise Vernac Denise Vernac ... Madame Hébuterne
Robert Ripa Robert Ripa ... Marcel - le maquereau
Jean Lanier Jean Lanier ... Monsieur Hébuterne
Carole Sands Carole Sands ... Madame Dickson (as C. de Rieux)
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Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents are against their relation and stop financial help. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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A motion picture touched with the fire...the genius...the lover...the man.

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 April 1958 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hero of Montmatre See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Max Ophüls began directing this film but died soon afterwards. He was replaced by Jacques Becker. See more »

Quotes

Amedeo Modigliani: And I can only offer you to share the rain with me.
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Crazy Credits

The names of actors Lea Padovani, Gérard Séty and Lino Ventura do not appear in the closing credits, whereas every one else's name does. See more »

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A genius called Modi who died poor,sad and neglected!!!
26 January 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

The last years of Modigliani's life in Paris 1919,this famous italian-french painter not match with greatest like Cezanne and Van Gogh but their paintings are so expensives nowadays which put him at high ground,the movie cover a few last years,he already condemned to die due the alcoolism,stayed some time in Nice near the sea to try to recover,back in Paris died still young 36 years old,sad end to true genius,neglected by many,today is honored...but too late!!!Great casting Lili Palmer.Anouk Aimée,Lino Ventura and Gérard Philipe as Modigliani.

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First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 8.25


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