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Surviving Picasso

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Release Date: September 20, 1996Running Time: 123 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $2,020,016.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Period

Anthony Hopkins
Thomas Fisher
Andreas Wisniewski
Julianne Moore

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This is the story of a famous painter and of a young girl, Francoise, an aspiring painter. Their affair, which lasts 10 years, begins in 1943 during the German occupation of Paris. The painter is Picasso; he is in his 60s, and as wild and passionate as a youth. His path is littered with former mistresses and, while swearing eternal love to Francoise, he pays regular visits to the sensual, phlegmatic Marie-Therese, the brilliant Dora, also a painter, whose feelings for him have brought her to a nervous breakdown, and his Russian wife, Olga, a former dancer, whom he has driven to the point of actual madness. Francoise has to accept all these women and their offspring as part of her relationshi... Full Summary >>