To get better in the world of colors, brushes we selected ten biographical films about famous painters and paintings. Amedeo Modigliani, Picasso and Salvador Dali are some of the great artists who are appearing on top. In addition, we see how paintings can change lives and solve the great mysteries of the world.
10. Lust For Life
In Lust for Life, art is put to the power of two. Tumultuous times in the life of two great painters, Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin are interpreted, vintage style, the two main actors Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn. Anthony won an Oscar for his role in 1957.
When you sneeze on one of the most valuable paintings by James McNeill Whistler, Arrangement in Grey and Black – “Whistler’s Mother” (1871) and manage to destroy the work, you must be Mr. Bean to escape from the situation. Rowan Atkinson not needs any presentation, it is impossible not to have even heard of Mr. Bean. The film is full of fun and funny moments for you make you laugh out loud.
The great secret of the world are hidden in Da Vinci paintings. Mona Lisa is also, of course, a key element in the midst of conspiracies and mysteries absolution. Da Vinci Code was introduced on May 17, 2006, the International Film Festival opened in Cannes. The Da Vinci Code has raised many questions since it was launched, managed to create controversy.
07. Mona Lisa Smile
Emancipation of the painting is guaranteed when one of Julia Roberts as a teacher of art and Mona Lisa as a subject for discussion in a group of young women with a very conservative way of thinking. Woman the other day, a mysterious character ready for life to any situation in family life, attentive to appearances but also a soul trapped in perfect housewife ideology where it will never be the first place.
Another teacher in full creative, this time we have on Jackson Pollock, American painter of abstract expressionism representative. The role of Pollock Ed Harris earned an Oscar nomination. The film takes place in 1941, when Pollock lived with his brother in a small apartment in New York and paint occasionally during breaks between much drunkenness.
05. Little Ashes
After Luis went to Paris, Federico and Salvador spend the holidays together, becoming increasingly closer, sharing beliefs, perceptions, beliefs, ideas, inspirations and secrets, convinced that they have found their dream of world friendship. It is more than a meeting of two minds, but a fusion of two souls. But one night, everything changes and takes a turn that brings both a situation in which they never thought would come.
In Survivng Picasso we see the great Pablo Picasso on work, between undulations of brush, black spots, loved by women and caught between constant infidelities, the unique interpretation of Anthony Hopkins. The film shows us the atmosphere of Paris in the last days of Nazi occupation and strange story of love that binds between the famous Picasso and a young art student, Francoise Gilot.
Scarlett Joahnsson becomes in Girl with a Pearl Earring the muse of seventeenth century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. A Pearl Earring and right image, in this case Scarlett, lead to the birth of a masterpiece, “Girl with a Pearl Earring”. If we add Colin Firth in composition, then results a biopic only good to be watched.
Three great artists: Renoir, Picasso and Modigliani talk about art, about life as an artist, about their worlds revolve around painting. Modigliani early twentieth century, a pupil of Brancusi, lives a romance with Jeanne in the city of lovers, Paris. The link between the two results in an illegitimate child, child is sent to live away from town, a monastery, to not shame the entire family.
Art Frida Kahlo is, as we learn from the film, as beautiful as a smile, as cruel as the bitterness of life, and Salma Hayek was the perfect choice to bring us the story of the famous Mexican painter of the orginal big screen. Frida Kahlo, an artist unique in Mexico, known for self-portraits. The film, although it has sad stories and disturbing life situations, strikes up a lively atmosphere and tonic, an example of power and confidence.