• Unrated, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Drama, Television
  • Directed By:
    Bob Balaban
    In Theaters:
    Sep 19, 2009 Wide
    On DVD:
    Apr 27, 2010
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment

Opening

20% The Identical Sep 05
20% The Longest Week Sep 05
71% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
72% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.1M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.9M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
31% As Above/So Below $8.6M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.3M
37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
43% Houdini: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Georgia O'Keeffe Reviews

Page 1 of 1
Cynthia S

Super Reviewer

August 19, 2012
This film should have been called Georgia OKeefe, and Alfred Steiglitz, because all it emphasized was their self absorbed, stormy, relationship and shallow personalities. It had very little to do with artistic content. Never mind all the other strange characters in their lives. It was a shame to waste such a bland script on such great actors as Jeremy Irons, and Joan Allen. This movie just seemed to me to lack substance..
Harlequin68
Harlequin68

Super Reviewer

March 30, 2011
In an art gallery in New York City in 1916, Georgia O'Keeffe(Joan Allen) is not happy with any of her paintings and kindly requests that they be taken down. Alfred Stieglitz(Jeremy Irons) declines, defending how good they are. He is so much taken with her artwork that he offers her his niece's apartment, allowing him to drop by from time to time. On one such visit, Stieglitz photographs O'Keeffe with poses so revealing that they lead to his divorce. But that's okay, since the couple get married as a result, and the photos end up in a gallery.

"Georgia O'Keeffe" is a well-acted, engaging, if hermetically sealed, recreation of the push and pull relationship of a visionary couple. If they had never met, then not only their fortunes and lives would have been the lesser, but also the art world itself. While O'Keeffe had the talent, she lacked confidence like so many women of her time but which was a common quality amongst the women of her social circle, especially Mabel Dodge(Tyne Daly). Stieglitz provided valuable encouragement and promotion while O'Keeffe's modeling helped his photography. However, they are also a cautionary tale in how a marriage can ruin a perfectly good relationship, with tradition in conflict with modernity.
Blaster1618
Blaster1618

Super Reviewer

September 14, 2010
Joan Allen does an exceptional of slipping into the skin of Georgia O'Keefe. If you can weather the miscast Jeremy Irons as Alfred Steiglitz this is a lovely movie. Credit to Bob Balaban and his cinematographer for making such Steiglitz-like images of Joan Allen.
juliantoepfer
October 6, 2011
Well done biopic on one of the most influential and well known artists of the 20th century. Greatly acted by the entire cast, particularly Allen and Irons who really bring O'Keeffe and Stieglitz to life in an extremely accurate way.

Covering O'Keeffe's entire artistic career, director Balaban creates an intimate portrait that really captures the complexity, strength and vulnerability of O'Keeffe and how her personal life influenced her art. The script is great, really getting into the deeper meaning of O'Keeffe's work and its influence on the artistic community.

As is so common in these artist biopics however, it tends to focus more on a rocky relationship rather than the artist themselves. I realize that O'keeffe's relationship with Stieglitz was an important aspect of her life, but it is held in too much significance here.

I do wish the film was a little longer as it gets a little crammed towards the end. Other than that, I have no major complaints about the film. Very well done and very powerful.
jam233
May 14, 2010
Slow moving but very well acted by Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons. Nicely photographed and of course the wonderful art of Georgia O?Keeffe is a big plus for the movie. I would have liked to see more of that than so much focus on the trials and tribulations of her marriage. The stars and the artwork makes it worthwhile.
Julian T.
December 6, 2011
Well done biopic on one of the most influential and well known artists of the 20th century. Greatly acted by the entire cast, particularly Allen and Irons who really bring O'Keeffe and Stieglitz to life in an extremely accurate way.

Covering O'Keeffe's entire artistic career, director Balaban creates an intimate portrait that really captures the complexity, strength and vulnerability of O'Keeffe and how her personal life influenced her art. The script is great, really getting into the deeper meaning of O'Keeffe's work and its influence on the artistic community.

As is so common in these artist biopics however, it tends to focus more on a rocky relationship rather than the artist themselves. I realize that O'keeffe's relationship with Stieglitz was an important aspect of her life, but it is held in too much significance here.

I do wish the film was a little longer as it gets a little crammed towards the end. Other than that, I have no major complaints about the film. Very well done and very powerful.
Harlequin68
Harlequin68

Super Reviewer

March 30, 2011
In an art gallery in New York City in 1916, Georgia O'Keeffe(Joan Allen) is not happy with any of her paintings and kindly requests that they be taken down. Alfred Stieglitz(Jeremy Irons) declines, defending how good they are. He is so much taken with her artwork that he offers her his niece's apartment, allowing him to drop by from time to time. On one such visit, Stieglitz photographs O'Keeffe with poses so revealing that they lead to his divorce. But that's okay, since the couple get married as a result, and the photos end up in a gallery.

"Georgia O'Keeffe" is a well-acted, engaging, if hermetically sealed, recreation of the push and pull relationship of a visionary couple. If they had never met, then not only their fortunes and lives would have been the lesser, but also the art world itself. While O'Keeffe had the talent, she lacked confidence like so many women of her time but which was a common quality amongst the women of her social circle, especially Mabel Dodge(Tyne Daly). Stieglitz provided valuable encouragement and promotion while O'Keeffe's modeling helped his photography. However, they are also a cautionary tale in how a marriage can ruin a perfectly good relationship, with tradition in conflict with modernity.
Blaster1618
Blaster1618

Super Reviewer

September 14, 2010
Joan Allen does an exceptional of slipping into the skin of Georgia O'Keefe. If you can weather the miscast Jeremy Irons as Alfred Steiglitz this is a lovely movie. Credit to Bob Balaban and his cinematographer for making such Steiglitz-like images of Joan Allen.
Page 1 of 1
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile