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Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dali (1970)

Salvador Dalí (original title)
A documentary about surrealist artist Salvador Dali, narrated by Orson Welles.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gala Dalí Gala Dalí ... Herself
Donyale Luna ... Herself
Tony Kina Tony Kina ... Himself
Suzan Lancaster Suzan Lancaster ... Herself
Janet Woolscot Janet Woolscot ... Herself
Marc-Hugo Finally Marc-Hugo Finally ... Man At Piano
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Salvador Dalí ... Himself
Orson Welles ... Narrator (voice)
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A documentary about surrealist artist Salvador Dali, narrated by Orson Welles.

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Country:

France

Release Date:

29 December 1969 (West Germany) See more »

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A Soft Self-Portrait See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color
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Surrealist enjoyment...
18 October 2010 | by TONYWATT3000See all my reviews

This mega-psychotropic inducing movie makes as much sense as a rat making love to a grapefruit..... that is, not everyone would enjoy the scene; but, the vision will be remembered for years and decades to come! Dali was a man onto himself...and the story of his love for his wife Gala makes for a great love story on it's own. The viewer is not quite sure if Dali was a mad-man or a true genius..but, my opinion is that the latter applies, after one sees his art-work. The movie itself is a true work of art that one would expect from a cinematic magician, like Orson Welees (who I believe helped to produce said movie) The cat piano scenario is the closest anyone will come to seeing a LIVE Warner Brothers cartoon!

I enjoyed it! For Dali Fans! Others Beware...kinda!


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