Séraphine [videorecording] / TS productions présente, en coproduction avec France 3 Cinéma, Climax Films, RTBF ; un film de Martin Provost
DVDs | Music Box Films | 2010 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S WORLD (FRENCH))
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Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, 
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital.
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent.
Producers, Miléna Poylo & Gilles Sacuto ; screeenplay, Martin Provost and Marc Abdelnour ; director, Martin Provost ; image, Laurent Brunet ; montage, Ludo Troch ; music, Michael Galasso.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Winner: Seven Césars (France's equivalent of the Academy Awards).
The true story of Séraphine Louis, a simple, devout housekeeper who in 1905, at the age of 41, began painting brilliantly colorful canvases. In 1912, a German art critic discovered her paintings while she was working as his maid. Tells the story of the relationship between the avant-garde dealer and the visionary cleaning lady, forging a testament to the mysteries of creativity and the resilience of one woman's spirit.
Special features: original theatrical trailer; making of featurette; gallery of Séraphine's paintings.
MW, 3-10; 4-10(add)
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