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What is your favorite movie that deals with visual art?

Posted: March 14, 2014

UTAMARO AND HIS FIVE WOMEN (1946)

Unsurprisingly, THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GREY’s director, Albert Lewin, was an avid art collector. Beyond bio-pics, the relationship between life and art continues to be a popular film topic. What is your favorite movie that deals with visual art? R13 Classics Host Neal Gabler is partial to Mizoguchi’s UTAMARO AND HIS FIVE WOMEN (1946), and Peter Watkins’ EDVARD MUNCH (1974).

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  • T T

    How about “one touch Of Venus” with Ava Gardner

  • Raymond Banacki

    I’ve always been drawn to Vincent Minnelli’s “Lust For Life”.