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The Moon and Sixpence (1959)

A staid, dull Englishman abruptly deserts his wife and children to become a painter in the South Seas.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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... Charles Strickland
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Tiare
... Dirk Stroeve
... Dr. Coutras
... Amy Strickland
... Ata
... Blanche Stroeve
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A staid, dull Englishman abruptly deserts his wife and children to become a painter in the South Seas.

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Laurence Olivier's American television debut. See more »

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Version of The Moon and Sixpence (1942) See more »

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