Divertimento (1991)



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In this fascinating and unconventional examination of the creative process, an artist near the end of his career finds new inspiration in a young model. Edouard Frenhofer (Michel Piccoli) is a famous and well-respected artist who lives in a comfortable estate in the French countryside. At the age of 60, Frenhofer considers his career as a painter to be over; he says he no longer feels any inspiration to create, and his last attempt at a major work, a nude study of his wife Liz (Jane Birkin) … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent, Jacques Rivette
On DVD: May 30, 1995



as Edouard Frenhofer

as Painter's Hand
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It's a lighter film, but by no means slighter, more like the difference between a Henry James short story and an extended performance piece.

Full Review… | February 20, 2008
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