Séraphine (DVD video, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Séraphine

Séraphine

Author: Martin ProvostMiléna PoyloGilles SacutoMarc AbdelnourLaurent BrunetAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [Paris] : Diaphana Distribution [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : FrenchView all editions and formats
Summary:
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign language films
Motion pictures, French
Feature films
Biographical films
Drama
Films biographiques
Named Person: Séraphine Louis; Séraphine Louis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Provost; Miléna Poylo; Gilles Sacuto; Marc Abdelnour; Laurent Brunet; Ludo Troch; Michael Galasso; Thierry François; Madeline Fontaine; Yolande Moreau; Ulrich Tukur; Anne Bennent; Geneviève Mnich; Adélaïde Leroux; Nico Rogner; Françoise Lebrun; Hélène Hardouin; Serge Larivière; TS Productions (Firm); France 3 cinéma (Firm); Radio-Télévision belge de la communauté culturelle française.; Climax Films.; Music Box Films.; Diaphana (Firm),
ISBN: 9786313422616 6313422619
Language Note: In French with optional English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 492438251
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: "The making of Séraphine" featurette; Theatrical trailer; Gallery of Séraphine's paintings.
Credits: Director of photography, Laurent Brunet ; editor, Ludo Troch ; music composed and directed by Michael Galasso ; production designer, Thierry François ; costumes, Madeline Fontaine.
Cast: Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent, Geneviève Mnich, Adélaïde Leroux, Nico Rogner, Françoise Lebrun, Hélène Hardouin, Serge Larivière.
Awards: César Awards, 2009: Best actress (Moreau), best cinematography, best costume, best film, best music, best production design, best original writing.
Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital surround 5.1, stereo 2.0.
Responsibility: TS productions présente en coproduction avec France 3 Cinéma, Climax Films, RTBF ; un film de Martin Provost ; produit par Miléna Poylo & Gilles Sacuto ; scénario, Martin Provost et Marc Abdelnour.

Abstract:

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.
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