Renoir, (a two part series) 2012 Award Winning Film
Renoir, (a two part series)
PART ONE of the Series
Renoir - Revered and Reviled - Exhibition On Screen
will allow a global audience to visit the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia,home to the largest Renoir collection in the world.The film will grant completely unrestricted access to the unique collection amassed by Dr. Albert C.Barnes, who admired Renoir above all other artists. This unrivaled collection of 181 Renoir works,largely paintings from his ‘late period’, will promote a fresh look at one of the 20th century’s greatest artists, and help to explore why Renoir has polarized opinion for over 100 years.Renoir - Revered and Reviled will offer a rare opportunity to see these extraordinary artworks on the big screen, which have never before travel led to the UK and are never loaned.The film will continue Barnes’ mission to allow audiences to experience artworks regardless of their background, by bringing Renoir out of the gallery space and into local cinemas.
Showing Thursday, Sept 6 at 10am. Doors open at 9am.
PART TWO of the Series
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Director:Gilles Bourdos Writers: Jacques Renoir (based on work ''Le tableau amoureux' by), Gilles Bourdos (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Stars: Michel Bouquet, Christa Théret, Vincent Rottiers
Showing Thursday, Sept 13 at 10am. Doors open at 9am.