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Picture of Beauty (2017)

In an early 20th century village, a painter with an unusual commission finds two pretty girls to model for him. The girls slowly come of age while exploring their sexuality and finding liberation in a repressed society.


Maxim Ford


Maxim Ford
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taylor Sands ... Julia / model
Danielle Rose Danielle Rose ... Stephanie / model
Pawel Hajnos ... Franek / painter
Magdalena Bochan-Jachimek ... Hazel / Franek's assistant
Joanna Mazewska Joanna Mazewska ... Magdelena
Joanna Sobocinska ... Delilah
Ernestyna Winnicka ... Marriage Broker
Amer Riad El Muafy Amer Riad El Muafy ... police officer / Julia's husband
Elen Moore Elen Moore ... Cecila
Frantisek Smejkal ... Paul / model
Sylwia Kaczmarek ... Madam
Marek Dmoch ... George
Marek Zimakiewicz Marek Zimakiewicz ... Priest
Justyna Swierczynska ... Girl
Misha Czumaczenko ... Girl


Franek is a talented art forger and painter who along with his loyal assistant Hazel - herself a talented artist - are commisioned by a glamorous madam to produce a piece for her brothel to hopefully drum up more business. Although his subjects at the brothel are beautiful, he yearns for more and calls upon his assistant to find more models. Stephanie, a beautiful and strong minded political activist who freshly expelled from university for her views answers the call and takes an instant liking to the shy painter. Her young friend Julia would be a perfect subject too, but she has recently been arrested for escaping the bonds of her cruel and much older husband, who just happens to be an influential police officer. The group literally (and metaphorically) free Julia meaning that Franek can hopefully complete what should be his masterpiece and hopefully find love for himself. Written by Mondo Squallido

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The Producer appears in the brothel scene as a cleaner, a role she was good at, having worked as a cleaner in her youth. See more »

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With a little more work it could have risen to the level of good.
24 February 2019 | by doktorfSee all my reviews

This movie is full of beautiful shots, interesting set dressing and beautiful girls. Lots of eye candy. It's really unfortunate that it has a terrible script and some rather poor acting. Some of the actors are passable, but others can't speak a single line convincingly. Also I have to disagree with another reviewer about this, it does not project the period very well at all. The early 20th century had women who wore layers of underwear and foundation garments. You would never see a woman in public in the nigh-diaphanous little nothings the leading lady favored.

All that being said, this film is a forgettable little bit of inoffensive fun, but with a stronger script and better acting it would look a lot less like a high school play.

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Release Date:

14 March 2017 (UK) See more »

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GBP100,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 | Stereo



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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