Final Portrait (15)

Fri 15 Sep 2017, Tue 19 Sep 2017 - Wed 20 Sep 2017 | £7*

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Final Portrait (15)

Dir. Stanley Tucci, UK, 90 mins, 2017

Showing Times:

  • Fri 15 Sep: 2.30pm
  • Tue 19 Sep: 7.30pm
  • Wed 20 Sep: 7.30pm

Written and directed by Stanley Tucci Final Portrait is based on the true story of how the Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti invited James Lord, a young American critic to sit for him in his Parisian studio in 1964. What was supposed to be a portrait lasting just a few hours turned into days and then weeks.

A Giacometti bides his time, raging at his canvas, starting over countless times, the young critic gets a glimpse at the artist’s insecurities and see what a tough critic he is upon himself.

Amusing, richly performed and sympathetically accurate Final Portrait offers a vibrant and charming insight to the life of Giacometti.

Venue: Studio 74, Exeter Phoenix

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