Hero of Montmartre (1958)

Hero of Montmartre

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A biopic of Modigliani (Gerard Philipe) focuses on his romantic life and the realism of early-20th-century Paris. The film is alternately known as Modigliani of Montparnasse and Modigliani.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International
Directed By:
Written By: Max Ophuls, Henri Jeanson, Max Ophüls, Jacques Becker
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 15, 1993
Runtime:

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Cast


as Amedeo Modigliani

as Beatrice Hastings

as Jeanne Hebuterne

as Rosalie

as Sborowski

as Mme. Sborowski

as Hebuterne

as Doctor

as Mme. Salomon

as Cendrars

as Mme. Hebuterne
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Critic Reviews for Hero of Montmartre

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Becker's humanism is unwavering, even when confronting such stereotypes as the rich American philistine or the uncomprehending working man.

Full Review… | January 22, 2008
Time Out
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The one bright spot is Miss Palmer, who acts with the breezy air of one who looks upon drunken artists as amusements. Maybe that's the way to look at this film.

Full Review… | January 22, 2008
New York Times
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A highly personal effort by one of the idols of the New Wave generation.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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As a whole, the film is somewhat of a failure for Becker, but there are enough fine moments to recommend it.

Full Review… | January 22, 2008
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A hauntingly moving portrait about the last year or so in the life of the early 20th-century painter Modigliani.

Full Review… | May 29, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

July 6, 2005
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