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Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies (2008)

A documentary that looks at how early filmmaking influenced the Cubist painters Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.

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Arne Glimcher

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Credited cast:
Alexander Blaise ... French vo (voice)
Adam Gopnik Adam Gopnik ... Himself
Tom Gunning Tom Gunning ... Himself
Owen Lund Owen Lund ... Narrator
Julian Schnabel ... Himself
Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Natasha Staller Natasha Staller ... Herself
Jennifer Wild Jennifer Wild ... Herself
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A documentary that looks at how early filmmaking influenced the Cubist painters Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.

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Release Date:

28 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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More Confusing Than Clarifying
10 April 2017 | by pegasus3See all my reviews

The film offers some interesting archival clips of the early history of cinema as well as many of Braque and Picasso's cubist works. As to whether these beginnings of cinema and the revolutionary art forms which evolved in Braque and Picasso's cubist art are intimately connected is never convincingly outlined. Instead the viewer is left with a lot of abstract critical pontifications which end up more confusing than clarifying.


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